Disney

Disney

[diz-nee]
noun
Walt(er E.) 1901–66, U.S. creator and producer of animated cartoons, motion pictures, etc.
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Disney (ˈdɪznɪ)
 
n
Walt(er Elias). 1901--66, US film producer, who pioneered animated cartoons: noted esp for his creations Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck and films such as Fantasia (1940)
 
Disney'esque
 
adj

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Disney
surname attested from mid-12c. (William de Ysini), from Isigny in the Calvados region of Normandy. Disneyesque, in reference to Walt Disney's cartooning style, is attested from 1939.
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