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Chaplin

[ chap-lin ]
/ ˈtʃæp lɪn /
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noun
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie", 1889–1977, English film actor, producer, and director; in U.S. 1910–52.
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Chaplin
/ (ˈtʃæplɪn) /

noun
Sir Charles Spencer, known as Charlie Chaplin. 1889–1977, English comedian, film actor, and director. He is renowned for his portrayal of a downtrodden little man with baggy trousers, bowler hat, and cane. His films, most of which were made in Hollywood, include The Gold Rush (1924), Modern Times (1936), and The Great Dictator (1940)

Derived forms of Chaplin

Chaplinesque, adjective
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