/ (niːl) /

  1. A (lexander) S (utherland). 1883–1973, Scottish educationalist and writer, who put his progressive educational theories into practice at Summerhill school (founded 1921)

  2. Sam . born 1947, New Zealand film and television actor; his work includes the television series Reilly, Ace of Spies, (1983) and the films My Brilliant Career (1979), Dead Calm (1989), Jurassic Park (1993), and The Piano (1993)

Words Nearby Neill

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How to use Neill in a sentence

  • He is unable to get over his ex-wife as he meets other women, and we are supposed to feel sorry for Neill.

  • Will you permit me to ride to Allahabad, sir, and tell General Neill how matters stand here?

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • General Neill, who came later and assumed the rôle of magistrate, showed neither pity nor mercy.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • On the 24th July, 1818, during a storm in Orkney, Mr. Neill picked up hailstones weighing from four ounces to nearly half a pound.

    The Rain Cloud | Anonymous
  • Neill and I made one trip to Bath where we went through the old Roman baths and walked through the rest of the city.