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a. The male head of a household.
b. A husband.
2. Goodman Used formerly as a courtesy title before the surname of a man not of noble birth.
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n, pl -men
1. a husband
2. a man not of gentle birth: used as a title
3. a master of a household
(Biography) Benny, full name Benjamin David Goodman. 1909–86, US jazz clarinetist and bandleader, whose treatment of popular songs created the jazz idiom known as swing
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n., pl. -men. Archaic.
1. the master of a household; husband.
2. (cap.) a title of respect used for a man below the rank of gentleman.
Benjamin David ( “Benny” ), 1909–86, U.S. jazz clarinetist and bandleader.
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|Noun||1.||Goodman - United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)|
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