Jolson

[ johl-suhn ]

noun
  1. Al Asa Yoelson, 1886–1950, U.S. singer and entertainer, born in Russia.

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How to use Jolson in a sentence

  • "I'll take the alarm-clock, if you say so," volunteered Jolson.

    The Landloper | Holman Day
  • Jolson clucked to his horse and rattled away down the road, muttering sour remarks.

    The Landloper | Holman Day

British Dictionary definitions for Jolson

Jolson

/ (ˈdʒəʊlsən) /


noun
  1. Al, real name Asa Yoelson. 1886–1950, US singer and film actor, born in Russia; star of the first talking picture The Jazz Singer (1927)

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