Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Costello

[kos-tl-oh, ko-stel-oh]
See more synonyms for Costello on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. John Al·o·y·sius [al-oh-ish-uh s, -ee-uh s] /ˌæl oʊˈɪʃ əs, -i əs/, 1891–1976, Irish political leader: prime minister of the Republic of Ireland 1948–51, 1954–57.
  2. LouLouis Francis Cristillo, 1906–59, U.S. actor, half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for costello

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • "You don't say that as if you believed it," Mrs. Costello observed.

    Daisy Miller

    Henry James

  • Presently he pointed out the young girl and her cavalier to Mrs. Costello.

    Daisy Miller

    Henry James

  • Costello Nebeker was to engage the services of the constables.

    The Kentucky Ranger

    Edward T. Curnick

  • He was waiting for Mr. Costello to tell him the worst, that he could not come again.

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein

  • Costello looked at him and shook his head slowly: the man was touched.

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein


British Dictionary definitions for costello

Costello

noun
  1. Elvis, real name Declan McManus. born 1954, British rock singer and songwriter. His recordings include This Year's Model (1978), "Oliver's Army" (1979), Spike (1989), Brutal Youth (1994), and When I Was Cruel (2003)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012