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Marx Brothers

plural noun

  1. a family of U.S. comedians, including Julius Henry ( “Groucho” ), 1890–1977, Arthur ( Adolph Marx ) ( “Harpo” ), 1888–1964, Leonard ( “Chico” ), 1887–1961, and Herbert ( “Zeppo” ), 1901–79.


Marx Brothers

/ mɑːks /

noun

  1. MarxArthur (Harpo)18881964M MarxHerbert (Zeppo)19011979M MarxJulius (Groucho)18901977M MarxLeonard (Chico)18861961)M the. a US family of film comedians, esp Arthur Marx, known as Harpo (1888–1964), Herbert Marx, known as Zeppo (1901–79), Julius Marx, known as Groucho (1890–1977), and Leonard Marx , known as Chico (1886–1961). Their films include Animal Crackers (1930), Monkey Business (1931), Horsefeathers (1932), Duck Soup (1933), and A Day at the Races (1937)


Marx brothers

  1. A family of American film comedians who flourished in the 1930s; Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera are two of their films. The brothers included the wisecracking, cigar-smoking Groucho; the harp -playing, woman-chasing Harpo, who never spoke but beeped a bicycle horn instead; and the piano- playing, Italian-accented Chico. A fourth brother, Zeppo, appeared in a few films, but a fifth brother, Gummo, did not appear in any.


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Notes

Groucho Marx later had a successful career on television and as a nightclub entertainer.
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Example Sentences

From the Marx Brothers to Oliver Stone, here are eight classic films about football.

From the Marx Brothers to Oliver Stone, here are seven classic films about football.

When I was kid, I thrived on the Marx Brothers and Woody Allen, Tom Lehrer and Nichols and May.

Sincerely, Groucho Marx Unamused, Warner Bros. requested that the Marx Brothers at least outline the premise of their film.

My guess is that the surreal, kind of unorthodox nature of what the Marx Brothers did sang to me as a young man.

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