[hyoo-stuh n or, often, yoo-]


John,1906–87, U.S. film director and writer.
his fatherWalter,1884–1950, U.S. actor, born in Canada. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Huston's, the apothecary, always full of people at post hour.

  • Mr. Huston kept for years an intelligence office in New York.

  • Huston is no worse than some of the rest of us, only he hasn't a sense of shame.

    High Adventure

    James Norman Hall

  • The reputation of this old house was fully maintained while under the control of Huston Todd.

    The Old Pike

    Thomas B. Searight

  • The bride calmly turned her back upon the groom and engaged Huston in a lively conversation.


    James Hopper

British Dictionary definitions for huston



John. 1906–87, US film director. His films include The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1947), for which he won an Oscar, The African Queen (1951), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Prizzi's Honour (1985), and The Dead (1987)
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