Bill "Bojangles", 1878–1949, U.S. tap dancer.
Board·man [bawrd-muhn], /ˈbɔrd mən/, 1876–1952, U.S. painter and illustrator, born in Nova Scotia.
Brooks Calbert, born 1937, U.S. baseball player.
Edward G. Emanuel Goldenberg, 1893–1973, U.S. actor, born in Romania.
Edwin Arlington, 1869–1935, U.S. poet.
Frank, 1935–2019, U.S. baseball player: became first Black major-league manager in 1975.
Frederick John, Viscount Gode·rich [gohd-rich], /ˈgoʊd rɪtʃ/, 1st Earl of Ripon, 1782–1859, British statesman: prime minister 1827–28.
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie", 1919–72, U.S. baseball player: the 20th century's first Black major-league player 1947–56.
James Harvey, 1863–1936, U.S. historian.
Mary, born 1944, Irish lawyer and politician: first woman to serve as president of Ireland 1990–97.
Ray Walker Smith; "Sugar Ray", 1921–1989, U.S. boxer.
Sir Robert, 1886–1975, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1947.
a male given name.
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How to use Robinson in a sentence
Robinson, Chris Godwin, Kenny Golladay — those guys are all going to be like $17 million, $18 million, $19 million, $20 million players.Washington’s biggest non-QB roster needs: Receiving help, linebacker and more | Nicki Jhabvala | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
One man told Robinson he was making history twice — he had been among the first children in America to receive the polio vaccine.The joy of vax: The people giving the shots are seeing hope, and it’s contagious | Maura Judkis | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
These forces of opposition are more clearly seen in Robinson’s novel than in Gates’s nonfiction.Bill Gates and the problem with climate solutionism | Katie McLean | February 16, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Robinson had 45 catches for 466 yards and three touchdowns during the regular season.Chiefs place two players on covid list, but they may still be eligible to play in the Super Bowl | Mark Maske | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
According to Robinson, that time could come sooner than we think.As Earth warms, will snowstorms be a thing of the past? | Haben Kelati | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
A bounty hunter told AFP that the suspected Texan could very well be Everett Livvix of Robinson, Illinois.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist | Creede Newton | December 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Somebody suggested [we give him] a $1,000 baseball signed by Mickey Mantle [in exchange for the URL],” Robinson told me.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew | Olivia Nuzzi | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was “some note of caution” attached to hiring Knox, thanks to the negativity from the case, Robinson said.Amanda Knox, Cub Reporter: The Convicted Murderer Is Now Writing Theater Reviews for a Small Seattle Paper | Justin Miller | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“We approached her originally to give her the opportunity of a normal life,” Robinson told The Daily Beast.Amanda Knox, Cub Reporter: The Convicted Murderer Is Now Writing Theater Reviews for a Small Seattle Paper | Justin Miller | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Robinson said the cast could hardly wait to see who would be next.
Robinson looked at him suspiciously as he took it, and the animals eyed him with evident distrust.
"You positively convulse me, you're so very humorous," said Robinson, without a vestige of a smile.
Here Robinson suddenly turned pale, and, hastily reaching out for his gun, sprang to his feet.
The servant announced M. Robinson, and he entered, to the great amazement of the guests.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Know ye that there is a maid journeyed hither, hight Robinson—whose—(in her natural voice) what's the old for aunt?First Plays | A. A. Milne
British Dictionary definitions for Robinson
Edward G., real name Emanuel Goldenberg . 1893–1973, US film actor, born in Romania, famous esp for gangster roles. His films include Little Caesar (1930), Brother Orchid (1940), Double Indemnity (1944), and All My Sons (1948)
Edward Arlington . 1869–1935, US poet, author of narrative verse, often based on Arthurian legend. His works include Collected Poems (1922), The Man Who Died Twice (1924), and Tristram (1927)
(William) Heath . 1872–1944, British cartoonist and book illustrator, best known for his comic drawings of fantastic machines
John (Arthur Thomas)1919–83, British bishop and theologian, best known for his controversial Honest to God (1963), which popularized radical theological discussion. He was suffragan Bishop of Woolwich (1959–69)
Mary . born 1944, Irish barrister and politician: president of Ireland 1990–97; UN high commissioner for human rights (1997–2002)
Smokey, real name William Robinson . born 1940, US Motown singer, songwriter, and producer. His hits include "The Tears of a Clown" (1970) (with the Miracles) and "Being with you" (1981)
"Sugar" Ray, real name Walker Smith . 1921–89, US boxer, winner of the world middleweight championship on five separate occasions
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Other Idioms and Phrases with Robinson
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