- Bru·no [broo-noh] /ˈbru noʊ/, Bruno Schlesinger, 1876–1962, German opera and symphony conductor, in U.S. after 1939.
- Thomas U·stick [yoo-stik] /ˈyu stɪk/, 1804–87, U.S. architect.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for walter
For as much as Walter was a maniac, he was at the forefront of printing art.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel
December 17, 2014
He then added, unhelpfully, “All English writers are the same; Walter Scott excepted, all lack a plot.”
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
Earlier this year, 78-year-old Walter Williams found himself in a similar predicament.What It’s Like to Wake Up Dead
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
November 21, 2014
Rep. Walter Jones, an antiwar Republican, was one of the few to give voice to the problem.The Pentagon Is Officially Clueless About the ISIS War
November 13, 2014
As the ladies rose, Walter came to me with outstretched hand.
Walter Butler was most perfectly built--a living picture of grace.
Poor child—you know I've always felt just the way she does, Walter.Gloria and Treeless Street
Annie Hamilton Donnell
"But some of Pepsy's ideas and plans have been very big, Walter," his aunt said ruefully.
That is what is bringing lots and lots of people along our road to-day, Walter.
- (German ˈvaltər) Bruno (ˈbruːno), real name Bruno Walter Schlesinger. 1876–1962, US conductor, born in Germany: famous for his performances of Haydn, Mozart, and Mahler
- (ˈwɔːltə) John . 1739–1812, English publisher; founded The Daily Universal Register (1785), which in 1788 became The Times
Word Origin and History for walter
masc. proper name, from Old North French Waltier (Old French Gautier), of Germanic origin; cf. Old High German Walthari, Walthere, literally "ruler of the army," from waltan "to rule" (see wield) + hari "host, army" (see harry). Walter Mitty (1939) is from title character in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by U.S. short story writer James Thurber (1894-1961).