Advertisement

Advertisement

Laughton

[ lawt-n ]

noun

  1. Charles, 1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England.


Laughton

/ ˈlɔːtən /

noun

  1. LaughtonCharles18991962MUSEnglishTHEATRE: actor Charles. 1899–1962, US actor, born in England: noted esp for his films of the 1930s, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), for which he won an Oscar, and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)


Discover More

Example Sentences

But if you talk to Mitchum about it now, he thinks the director, Charles Laughton, held him back.

People should see it not only to be entertained by it, but to see work by the great Laughton and Lean.

A psychological thriller from 1948 with Ray Milland, directed by John Farrow, and a great performance by Charles Laughton.

Dillinger is the country boy gone wrong, and Hoover is another prissy remake of Captain Bligh as delivered by Charles Laughton.

It took a little persuasion to get Martin started again, so disgusted was he with Laughton's references to his native country.

Lucretia's banishment from Laughton was a just humiliation, but it humbled a generous heart to inflict the sentence.

From the terrace at Laughton, turn to the humbler abode of our old friend the vicar,—the same day, the same hour.

The joy-bells ring clear through the groves of Laughton,—an heir is born to the old name and fair lands of St. John.

If you doubt this, you have but to inquire at ——, not ten miles from Laughton, where the elder Mainwaring resided.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

inveterate

[in-vet-er-it ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


laughter clublaugh track