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Chaplin

[chap-lin]
noun
  1. Sir Charles SpencerCharlie, 1889–1977, English film actor, producer, and director; in U.S. 1910–52.
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Chaplin

noun
  1. 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)
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Derived FormsChaplinesque, adjective
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