Samuel Johnson

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Samuel Johnson

English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)

References in periodicals archive ?
His life and work were chronicled in "Life of Samuel Johnson," a biography written in 1791 by James Boswell.
It seems appropriate, then, that every time one goes to Google or Bing one should silently thank Samuel Johnson, a lexicographer and linguist too often neglected today.
We are delighted to award it the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize.
Radner conducts a minute day-to-day scrutiny of every casual exchange that went on from their first meeting in 1763 to the publication of Life of Samuel Johnson.
His topics are a degree of insanity: Samuel Johnson (1709-84), fire from the flint: William Hazlitt (1778-1830), a Thyestean banquet of clap-trap: Matthew Arnold (1822-88), the principles of modern heresy: T.
The winner of the non-fiction Samuel Johnson will be announced on 4 November 2013.
Samuel Johnson, five months, from Ogmore-by-Sea, Bridgend
The story of Samuel Johnson, a free black man trying to free his enslaved family members, illustrates how race operated in Virginia and demonstrates the complex gradations of freedom during the era.
Groom Scott shows some great moves, above, and top with pageboy Luke Samuel Johnson PERFECT MOMENTS: The happy couple is pictured walking down the stairs at Leeds Town Hall, above, and with their guests, right.
Summary: Frank Dikotter's "Mao's Great Famine," a book chronicling a Chinese tragedy under Mao, has won Britain's richest nonfiction book award, the Samuel Johnson Prize.
This sequel to The Gates is subtitled 'Samuel Johnson versus The Devil, Round II' and continues the story of Samuel Johnson, aided by his brave and faithful dachshund, Boswell, and his struggle to prevent the invasion of Earth by the demon hordes of Hell.
children THE GATES John Connolly SAMUEL Johnson has many problems.
Dr Samuel Johnson famously said: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.
Samuel Johnson 1775: Viaje a las islas occidentales de Escocia (ed.
Today marks Johnson's 300th birthday and to celebrate, The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is holding a series of events alongside its traditional Georgian Heritage Weekend.