Caruso

[kuh-roo-soh; Italian kah-roo-zaw]
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Contemporary Examples of caruso

  • I'm not sure many people would say Summer was Caruso, but okay.

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    A1-Worthy Musical Deaths

    Michael Tomasky

    May 18, 2012

  • And not just an obit, but a sidebar under the hed "Caruso Kept Hoping He Would Return."

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    A1-Worthy Musical Deaths

    Michael Tomasky

    May 18, 2012

Historical Examples of caruso

  • Cleigh, senior, stood before the phonograph listening to Caruso.

    The Pagan Madonna

    Harold MacGrath

  • Caruso speaks to us of the little things we know, but he speaks with a lyric ecstasy.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

  • There will not be another Caruso for two or three hundred years; perhaps not then.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

  • For a long time after Caruso had gone, Jerry sat with his cold pipe in his mouth.

    The Invaders

    Benjamin Ferris

  • "Dam' shame," said Caruso, the barber, who always championed underdogs.

    The Invaders

    Benjamin Ferris


British Dictionary definitions for caruso

Caruso

noun
  1. Enrico (enˈriːko). 1873–1921, an outstanding Italian operatic tenor; one of the first to make gramophone records
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