Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Heywood

[hey-woo d]
noun
  1. John,1497?–1580?, English dramatist and epigrammatist.
  2. Thomas,1573?–1641, English dramatist, poet, and actor.
  3. a male given name.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for heywood

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • At Captain Heywood's death it passed with his other papers to his daughters.

  • "Exactly," said Heywood, just as though the colonel had agreed with him.

    The Unnecessary Man

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • And besides, Heywood's clichéd monologue was beginning to pall.

    The Unnecessary Man

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • And before Heywood could formulate an answer, Senesin turned to the colonel.

    The Unnecessary Man

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • "That's correct, Mr. Heywood," Senesin said, a little stiffly.

    The Unnecessary Man

    Gordon Randall Garrett


British Dictionary definitions for heywood

Heywood1

noun
  1. a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop: 28 024 (2001))
Show More

Heywood2

noun
  1. John. ?1497–?1580, English dramatist, noted for his comic interludes
  2. Thomas. ?1574–1641, English dramatist, noted esp for his domestic drama A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607)
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