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 (dĭz′nē), Walter Elias Known as "Walt." 1901-1966.
American animator, showman, and film producer. Noted for his creation of the cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, he pioneered the use of sound and color in animation. In 1923 he founded the Walt Disney Company, now one of the largest entertainment and media corporations in the world.


(Biography) 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)
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Walt(er E.), 1901–66, U.S. creator and producer of animated cartoons, motion pictures, etc.
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Noun1.Disney - United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)
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He constructs a Disneyesque version of England where tourist attractions are conveniently recreated side by side.
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We embrace the mythic qualities of Kipling in the more intense tonal aspects of the film, says director Favreau, but we left room for what we remember from the '67 film, and sought to maintain those charming Disneyesque aspects.
Humans alter nature and nature shapes the development of societies; the effects of this interaction have changed over the millennia, but humans have never lived in a Disneyesque world of complete harmony with nature.
Sehen am Fliessband (Seeing on the Assembly Line) shows a single Disneyesque canine, all black with big, round ears, sleepy eyes, and an entirely bored look.
When we drove to the top of the hill overlooking the field, I saw an almost Disneyesque scene.
Despite its Disneyesque name, it isn't too commercialised.