Fitzgerald


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Fitzgerald: Cole Porter, F Scott Fitzgerald

Fitz·Ger·ald

 (fĭts-jĕr′əld), Edward 1809-1883.
British poet and noted translator of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).

Fitz·ger·ald

 (fĭts-jĕr′əld), Ella Jane 1917-1996.
American jazz singer known for her scat singing and for her expressive interpretation of lyrics. In the 1950s and 1960s she released an acclaimed series of records devoted to the work of important American songwriters.

Fitzgerald

(fɪtsˈdʒɛrəld)
n
1. (Biography) Edward. 1809–83, English poet, noted particularly for his free translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859)
2. (Biography) Ella. 1918–96, US jazz singer, noted esp for her vocal range and scat singing
3. (Biography) F(rancis) Scott (Key). 1896–1940, US novelist and short-story writer, noted particularly for his portrayal of the 1920s in The Great Gatsby (1925) and Tender is the Night (1934)
4. (Biography) Garret. 1926–2011, Irish politician; leader of Fine Gael Party (1977–87); prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1981–82; and 1982–87)

Fitz•ger•ald

(fɪtsˈdʒɛr əld)

n.
1. Ella, 1917–96, U.S. jazz singer.
2. F(rancis) Scott (Key), 1896–1940, U.S. novelist.

Fitz•Ger•ald

(fɪtsˈdʒɛr əld)

n.
Edward, 1809–83, English poet: translator of Omar Khayyám.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fitzgerald - English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)Fitzgerald - English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
2.Fitzgerald - United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)
3.Fitzgerald - United States scat singer (1917-1996)
References in classic literature ?
In those days Fitzgerald's translation of Omar Khayyam was known only to the elect, and Hayward repeated it to Philip.
The similarity of temper between the medieval oriental scholar and the questioning phase of the Victorian period is striking (though the spirit of Fitzgerald's verse is no doubt as much his own as Omar's), and no poetry is more poignantly beautiful than the best of this.
It's a wonder her name isn't Cordelia Fitzgerald into the bargain!
My name is the Lady Cordelia Fitzgerald. No, it isn't--I can't make THAT seem real."
Suppose Queen Victoria gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc.
A tax bill owed by Fitzgerald Glider Kits has ballooned to $83 million despite a complaint filed by the company against the U.S.
BY PAT NOLAN CLARE legend Brian Lohan has described former team-mate Davy Fitzgerald's sideline antics as "not great".
Fitzgerald, Chief of Broking, Exits Aon After 27 Years
Drawn to Berlin is Ali Fitzgerald's autobiographical account of her living in Berlin and holding comic workshops in Berlin refugee shelters.
Santa Ana, CA, September 01, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Understanding Judgments: A Brief Guide is a enlightening book written by Gregory Fitzgerald from Fitzgerald & Campbell, APLC, a consumer debt resolution attorney firm located in Santa Ana, California.
The candidate, John Fitzgerald, urged people on his campaign website to pay attention to "Jewish supremacism," among other anti-Semitic views, which led party leaders to rescind their support in May, about two months after the official endorsement, New York Times reported.