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Definition of the noun groucho

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  1. United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1890-1977)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Groucho: Julius Marx / Marx
    • instance of: comedian / comic = a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    • member of: Marx Brothers = a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Classic Movies (2006)

by Lee Pfeiffer

As always, Groucho is the glue that holds the assorted nuts and bolts of the routines together. Fast forward through the interminable musical numbers played straight by Allen Jones and Kitty Carlisle, and you'll enjoy the experience even more.

Google previewFilm Clowns of the Depression (2007)

Twelve Defining Comic Performances by Wes D. Gehring

Though Brother Groucho is a funny/frightening modern big-time con artist, Chico's ongoing reversion to an old school street huckster invariably gets the best of the mustached one. This is consistent with the hoary maxim of humor being leery of ...

Google previewComedy (2005)

A Geographic and Historical Guide by Maurice Charney

Groucho and Harpo look very much alike, which adds to the irony of Harpo being a spy for Sylvania. while Groucho is the president of its enemy, Freedonia. The song "Hail Freedonia" is partly a parody of "Hail Britannia," but the words "Oh ...

Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul

Ihnen Ed Leroy Stone Mus Bert Kalmar, Harry Rubin Cast Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern, Ra- quel Torres Prod Paramount. 70 mins.

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

Standard Groucho. That harrowed ...

Google previewThe New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations (2003)

by Robert Andrews

Groucho as himself, in Monkey Business (film, 1931, screenplay by Arthur Sheekman based on a story by S. J. PERELMAN, W.B. Johnstone and Roland Pertwee, directed by Norman McLeod) 4 Oh, why can't we break away from all this, just ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Politics, the Media, and Popular Culture (2009)

by Brian Cogan, Tony Kelso

the Marx Brothers included Groucho (Julius Marx, 1890–1977); Harpo (Adolph Marx, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2013)

by Gyles Brandreth

Groucho Marx 1890–1977 American ...

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Quotes about Groucho

I'm a huge Groucho fan. There were some great comic minds that would transfer into any generation, and Groucho is certainly one of them. (Joe Rogan)
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Scrabble value of G2R1O1U1C3H4O1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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