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Definition of the noun dewey

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noun - plural: -

  1. United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)
  2. a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War


  1. Dewey is a city in Washington County, Oklahoma, United States. Founded by Jacob A. Bartles in 1899, the town was named for Admiral George Dewey. It was incorporated December 8, 1905. The population was 3,179 at the 2000 census and 3,432 at the 2010 census, an increase of 8 percent.
  2. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey-Humboldt is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. The population of the town was 3,894 according to the 2010 census. The Dewey-Humboldt area was a census-designated place at the 2000 census, at which time its population was 6,295.
  3. Dewey is an unincorporated community in East Bend Township, Champaign County, Illinois, USA. Dewey also has a new bank in town.
  4. Dewey is a town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 975 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Torun is located in the town.
  5. Dewey is a town in Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 516 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated community of Bashaw is located in the town.
  6. Dewey is a town in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 523.
  7. Dewey: A Dewey is a hill or mountain in England or Wales over 500 metres in elevation, but below 2,000 feet, with a relative height of at least 30 metres. The list was compiled by Michael Dewey and published in his book Mountain Tables.
  8. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey, Utah: Dewey is a ghost town in Grand County, Utah. Originally named Kingsferry, it began in the 1880s when Samuel King built and operated a ferry across the Grand River. A small community soon developed around the ferry, although it never grew large. The town served as a ferry crossing until the Dewey Bridge was constructed in 1916.
  9. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey, South Dakota: Dewey is an unincorporated populated place in South Dakota, near the southwest corner of Custer County, less than 1 mile from the Wyoming border, in a prairie region of the Black Hills. Dewey lies just to the southwest of the Elk Mountains, a small range that is part of the Black Hills.
  10. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey, Indiana: Dewey is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana, United States. Within the boundaries of Terre Haute, it is also part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area.
  11. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey, Whatcom County, Washington: Dewey is an unincorporated community in Whatcom County, Washington, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Dewey Beach, Dewey County, Dewey Square, Admiral Dewey, Dewey Township.


  1. Dewey a.k.a. Dwight Evans: Dwight Michael Evans, nicknamed Dewey, is an American former professional baseball right fielder and right-handed batter who played with the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball.
  2. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey Kim is a TV editor.

There are other people with in their name, like Rob Dewey, Anna Dewey, Beth Dewey, Dana Dewey, Dewey Hahn, Dewey Wade, Dewey Wynn, Earl Dewey, Joel Dewey and many others.


Dewey is the first cloned deer and was born on May 23, 2003. Specifically, he is a White-tailed Deer, or Odocoileus virginianus, and was cloned from a dead buck by the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine.


  1. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey Wilkerson: Dewey is a fictional character from Malcolm in the Middle. He is played by Erik Per Sullivan.
    • occupation: Teacher
  2. Dewey a.k.a. Dewey Duck: Dewey is a fictional character from the 1940 film Mr. Duck Steps Out.
  3. Dewey is a fictional character from the 2012 film Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings.
  4. Dewey is a fictional character from the 2006 film Eight Below.
  5. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1972 film Silent Running.
  6. Dewey is a fictional character in the 2010 action film Unstoppable.
  7. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1967 film Scrooge McDuck and Money.
  8. Dewey is a fictional character in the comedy film Kill Me, Deadly.
  9. Dewey is a fictional character from the 2003 film What Boys Like.
  10. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1996 film Tin Cup.
  11. Dewey is a fictional character from Forever Is a Long, Long Time.
  12. Dewey is a fictional character in the 1989 drama film Dead Poets Society.
  13. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1941 film Sundown.
  14. Dewey is a fictional character from the 2000 Lured Innocence.
  15. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1965 film Mordnacht in Manhattan.
  16. Dewey is a fictional character for the 1996 film The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue.
  17. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1995 anime television series Nurse Angel Ririka SOS.
  18. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1977 film Vengeance.
  19. Dewey is a fictional character from the 1971 film Private Duty Nurses.

There are other characters with in their name, like Dewey Cox, Dewey Rahim, Dewey Hughes, Dewey Rowell, Edward Dewey, Thomas Dewey, Dewey Phillips, Dwight 'Dewey' Riley, Hotel Groupie with Dewey.


"Dewey" is a composition.


  1. "Dewey" is a book by John Dewey.
    • also known as "Dewey: su pensamiento pedagógico", Dewey: su pensamiento pedagógico
  2. "Dewey" is a book by J. E. Tiles.
  3. "Dewey" a.k.a. "Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World": Dewey: A Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World is a best-selling non-fiction book published in September 2008. The book covers the life and times of Dewey Readmore Books, the cat in residence at the Spencer Public Library in Spencer, Iowa. Grand Central Publishing paid $1.2 million to then-library director Vicki Myron and co-author Bret Witter for the rights to the cat's life story.
  4. "Dewey" a.k.a. "Dewey, an American of this century" is a book by Stanley Walker.

Phrases with Dewey

Phrases starting with the word Dewey:

  1. Dewey Sedge
  2. Dewey's Sedge
  3. dewey decimal system
  4. dewey decimal classification

Phrases ending with the word Dewey:

  1. george dewey
  2. melvil dewey
  3. admiral dewey
  4. melville louis kossuth dewey

Other phrases containing the word Dewey:

  1. james dewey watson
  2. miles dewey davis jr.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dewey

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Google previewThe Illustrated American (1898)

Admiral Dewey is an expansionist. 4. Admiral Dewey is a Democrat. 5. The people next year will demand that a war hero be put in nomination for the Presidency. 6. Admiral Dewey is a war hero. All of which half-dozen facts seem to point to an ...



John Dewey is an original and intellectual thinker, next to Plato.



John Dewey is an original and intellectual thinker, next to Plato.

Google previewA Comprehensive Study of Education (2011)

by Ravi S. Samuel

John Dewey is an original and intellectual thinker, next to Plato.

Google previewThe Philosophy of the Western (2010)

by Jennifer McMahon

John Dewey refers to the particular aspect of the pragmatic method that deals with, and ultimately solves, problems as “inquiry.” It is actually through the process of inquiry that we advance to the point that we can identify what initially appears ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

by H. James Birx

Dewey is an antimetaphysicist for whom the only reality is nature in its serial process of events. Also, truth, evolutionary in nature, partakes of no transcendental or eternal reality and is based on experience that can be tested and shared by all ...

Google previewThe Communist (2012)

by Paul Kengor

Governor Tom Dewey is the stooge of Herbert Hoover, the high priest of monopoly ...

Google previewBlind Faith

Confronting Contemporary Religion by Chester Dolan

Dewey refers to still a third possibility tor the root in religion denoting "linking." For hint the historical link is between monks or nuns and the vows they make. But in this hook the word religion will mean nothing more than a genuine brotherhood ...

Google previewConversion in American Philosophy (2004)

Exploring the Practice of Transformation by Roger A. Ward

OF THE THREE CLASSICAL AMERICAN PHILOSOPHERS treated in this book, John Dewey is the most expressly antagonistic toward the hold religion has on the expectations surrounding human transformation. The roots of this antagonism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Connecticut Biography (1917)

Genealogical-memorial; Representative Citizens by Samuel Hart

Edward Watson Dewey, sheriff of Hartford county, Connecticut, needs no introduction to the contemporary readers of this work,

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Education (1999)

by Richard J. Altenbaugh

Always concerned with people's day- to-day experiences, Dewey felt that work was not simply a way of earning a living and sought to explore the possibility of making the workplace a more democratic and fulfilling environment. Finally, during ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Theory (2010)

by Mark Bevir

Dewey went on to assert ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Education and Human Development (2005)

by Stephen J. Farenga, Daniel Ness

possibility marks an important distinction between Dewey and Charters. For the latter, the school should mirror the larger community for which students are being prepared. For Charters, the primary goal of schooling was the production of ...

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Education is life itself. (John Dewey)
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Scrabble value of D2E1W4E1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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