[ hyoo-stuhn or, often, yoo- ]

  1. John, 1906–87, U.S. film director and writer.

  2. his father, Walter, 1884–1950, U.S. actor, born in Canada.

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How to use Huston in a sentence

  • Huston never publicly acknowledged that any of San Pietro was fake, not in his autobiography, not in any interview.

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  • Father received a small stock of goods about this time, belonging to Smith, Huston & Co.

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  • She is the daughter of the late Judge George Huston, who for many years was an attorney and banker of her native town.

  • Mr. Huston especially looked after and cared for the interests of the deputy during the trial.

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

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Huston


/ (ˈhjuːstən) /

  1. 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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