Wayne, John

Cultural Dictionary

Wayne, John definition


A twentieth-century American film actor who often played “tough guys,” particularly soldiers and cowboys. His nickname was “Duke.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: wayne state university
Next Definition: waynesboro
Words Near: wayne, john
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for wayne, john
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing wayne, john
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature