biographical name (Alfred) Damon 1884-1946 American author • Runyonesque adjective

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  • Runyon —   [ rʌnjən], Alfred Damon, amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist, * Manhattan (Kansas) 4. 10. 1884, ✝ New York 10. 12. 1946; war einer der erfolgreichsten Reporter seiner Zeit. Seine zahlreichen Erzählungen stellen das New Yorker… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Runyon — [run′yən] (Alfred) Damon [dā′mən] 1884 1946; U.S. journalist & short story writer: famous for humorous, slangy accounts of colorful urban characters Runyonesque adj …   English World dictionary

  • Runyon — The following people have the family name Runyon:*Damon Runyon, author of the short story that became Guys and Dolls *Jennifer Runyon, American actress *Marvin T. Runyon, American business executive *Roy Runyon, City councilman of Bremerton,… …   Wikipedia

  • Runyon — noun United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884 1946) • Syn: ↑Damon Runyon, ↑Alfred Damon Runyon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Runyon — /run yeuhn/, n. (Alfred) Damon /day meuhn/, 1884 1946, U.S. journalist and short story writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Runyon — Run|yon, Da|mon (1884 1946) a US writer of humorous short stories about ↑gangsters (=members of violent criminal groups) and people who worked on ↑Broadway in New York City. His characters use a lot of ↑slang and unusual expressions. His most… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Runyon — Run•yon [[t]ˈrʌn yən[/t]] n. big (Alfred) Da•mon [[t]ˈdeɪ mən[/t]] 1884–1946, U.S. journalist and short story writer. Run yon•esque′, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • Runyon — /ˈrʌnjən/ (say runyuhn) noun (Alfred) Damon, 1880–1946, US writer and journalist; best known work Guys and Dolls (1932) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Runyon Canyon Park — is a convert|160|acre|km2|sing=on park in Los Angeles, California at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, managed by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. [ [ City of Los Angeles Department of… …   Wikipedia

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