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Hughes (hjuːz Pronunciation for Hughes



  1. Howard. 1905–76, US industrialist, aviator, and film producer. He became a total recluse during the last years of his life
  2. (James Mercer) Langston. 1902–67, US Black poet and writer. His collections include The Weary Blues (1926) and The Panther and the Lash (1967)
  3. Richard (Arthur Warren). 1900–76, British novelist. He wrote A High Wind in Jamaica (1929), In Hazard (1938), and The Fox in the Attic (1961)
  4. Robert (Studley Forrest). 1938–2012, Australian art critic, writer, and broadcaster; his work includes the television series The Shock of the New (1981) and the book The Culture of Complaint (1993)
  5. Ted, full name Edward James Hughes. 1930–98, British poet: his works include The Hawk in the Rain (1957), Crow (1970), and Birthday Letters (1998). Poet laureate (1984–98)
  6. Thomas. 1822–96, British novelist; author of Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)
  7. William Morris. 1864–1952, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1915–23)

Example Sentences Including 'Hughes'

David Hughes is a reader in astronomy at the University of Sheffield
New Scientist (1999)
Earlier this week Mr Hughes told the court he did not think the USIT parent could be saved.
Irish Times (2002)
From 1977 to 1991, John Hughes was the Vicar of St Andrew's, High Wycombe - a suburban parish in Buckinghamshire.
Gillett, David & Scott-Joynt, Michael (eds.) Treasure in the Field
He figured they'd never get distributed, and he figured he and Hughes might go hungry when the place went up.
Kippax, Frank The Scar
I am delighted that Mr Hughes was able to buy his council house, perhaps at a favourable discount.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
McGregor lifted the revolver from his side and aimed at Hughes.
Kippax, Frank The Scar
Replacements: B Young, R Weir, M McCullough, A Hughes , K Campbell, S Coulter, J Cunningham.
Irish Times (2002)
The magnificent seven were Lambert, Boyd, and Douglas for Celtic and Ross, Hughes , Dodds, and Miller for Rangers.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The other two officers propelled Hughes into the cell with a shove in his back.
Kippax, Frank The Scar


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