How to use Runyon in a sentence
Runyon was born in Kansas, after all, and his Times Square was a fantasy even in 1950.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’ | Ross Wetzsteon | April 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Forty-five years ago Runyon referred to Harold as "my good friend, the tall and stately columnist for the New York Mirror."
Everyone else wore one then, why didn't he, Runyon asked Harold.
A five-thousand-dollar check to the Damon Runyon Cancer Fund, of which Winchell was the chairman, would help, Harold suggested.
Years ago Damon Runyon wrote a column about how Harold never wore a hat.
The coming of Runyon caused a distinct ripple in the social circles of the two border towns.
He rode a dun horse with golden dapples—a slim, proud thing which suited Runyon in every detail.
She had seen Runyon often since the afternoon on which he had made his first appearance on the Quemado Road.
Runyon was popular, not because he was a particularly good fellow, but because he was so supremely cheerful.
It had seemed to him that this final clause was the obvious thing for Runyon to say, and he had waited to see if he would say it.
British Dictionary definitions for Runyon
(Alfred) Damon . 1884–1946, US short-story writer, best known for his humorous tales about racy Broadway characters. His story collections include Guys and Dolls (1932), which became the basis of a musical (1950)
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