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Newman

[ noo-muhn, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu mən, ˈnyu- /
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noun
John Henry, Cardinal, 1801–90, English theologian and author.
Paul Leonard, 1925–2008, U.S. actor.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Newman (1 of 2)

Newman
/ (ˈnjuːmən) /

noun
Barnet. 1905–70, US painter, a founder of Abstract Expressionism: his paintings include the series Stations of the Cross (1965–66)
John Henry. 1801–90, British theologian and writer. Originally an Anglican minister, he was a prominent figure in the Oxford Movement. He became a Roman Catholic (1845) and a priest (1847) and was made a cardinal (1879). His writings include the spiritual autobiography Apologia pro vita sua (1864), a treatise on the nature of belief, The Grammar of Assent (1870), and hymns
Paul. 1925–2008, US film actor and director, who appeared in such films as Hud (1963), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Verdict (1982), The Color of Money (1986), Nobody's Fool (1994), and Road to Perdition (2002)

British Dictionary definitions for Newman (2 of 2)

New Man

noun
the New Man a type of modern man who allows the caring side of his nature to show by being supportive and by sharing child care and housework
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Other Idioms and Phrases with Newman

new man

see under feel like oneself.

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