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Definition of the noun Popeye

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  1. Popeye is the vernacular name of the Coryphaenoides cinereus, a species of Coryphaenoides.
    • geographic area: East Pacific, Indo-West Pacific
  2. Popeye is the vernacular name of the Macrourus cinereus, a species of Macrourus.


  1. "Popeye" is a 1980 American musical comedy film, directed by Robert Altman and is a live-action film adaptation of E. C. Segar's Thimble Theatre aka Popeye comic strip. It stars Robin Williams as Popeye the Sailor Man and Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl.
  2. "Popeye" is a film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky.
  3. "Popeye": A POPEYE collector's dream! Features some of the best of the original 1930's POPEYE cartoons produced by the Max Fleischer Studio, including all 3 of the extra-length color specials. All remastered from the original 35mm materials and restored to their original brilliance.


  1. "Popeye" is a 1982 arcade game developed and released by Nintendo based on the Popeye cartoon characters licensed from King Features Syndicate. Some sources claim that Ikegami Tsushinki also did design work on Popeye.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • designers: Nintendo, Shigeru Miyamoto, Genyo Takeda
    • developer: Nintendo Research & Development 1
    • genres: Platform game, Action game
    • publishers: Nintendo, Parker Brothers
    • released in (33 years ago)
  2. "Popeye" is a Japan-exclusive Game Boy video game based on the Popeye cartoon characters licensed from King Features Syndicate.
    • mode: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
    • released on (24 years ago)
  3. "Popeye" is a video game.
    • developer: dK'Tronics
    • genres: Platform game, Action game
    • publisher: dK'Tronics
    • released in (30 years ago)


  1. Popeye is a fictional character from the 1939 film Ghosks Is the Bunk.
  2. Popeye is a fictional character in the 2011 action film The Green Hornet.
  3. Popeye is a fictional character from the 2012 film Tango Libre.
  4. Popeye is a fictional character from the film series Les Bronzés.
  5. Popeye is a fictional character from the 2003 film Tough Luck.
  6. Popeye is a fictional character from the 1992 film Jennifer 8.
  7. Popeye is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Imposter.
  8. Popeye is a fictional character from the TV series Zone 14.
  9. Popeye is a fictional character from the 1989 film Proud and Confident.
  10. Popeye is a fictional character from the 1936 film Cain and Mabel.

There are other characters with in their name, like Popeye Doyle.


"Popeye" is the soundtrack album of the 1980 film.


  1. Popeye a.k.a. Eddie Egan: Edward Walter "Eddie" Egan was a New York City Police Department detective whose exploits were the subject of a book and movie, both entitled The French Connection. He and his partner, Sonny Grosso, with other New York City Police Department detectives, broke up an organized crime ring in 1961, seizing 112 pounds of heroin, which was a record amount at the time. The investigation was the subject of a book by Robin Moore and the subsequent motion picture released in 1971.
  2. Popeye a.k.a. Fredrik Stark is a musical artist, musician, record producer, composer.
  3. Popeye a.k.a. Jamie Gregg is a Canadian long track speed skater.
  4. Popeye a.k.a. Marcus Popp is a German volleyball player.
  5. Popeye a.k.a. Robert Wynn: Sergeant Robert 'Popeye' Wynn was a non-commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army during World War II. Wynn was one of the 140 Toccoa men of Easy Company. Wynn was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by Nicholas Aaron.
  6. Popeye a.k.a. Takanosato Toshihide was a sumo wrestler from Namioka, Aomori, Japan. He was the sport's 59th yokozuna from 1983 to 1986 and won four top division tournament championships. After retirement he established Naruto stable which he ran from 1989 until his death.
  7. Popeye a.k.a. Osvaldo Rivera was found guilty of murder, attempted murder, and aggravated sexual assault.
  8. Popeye is an American rapper.
  9. Popeye a.k.a. Brian Thornton is an actor.
  10. Popeye a.k.a. Adrian G. Pop is a film producer.
  11. Popeye a.k.a. Gregory Alexander is an actor.
  12. Popeye a.k.a. John Jairo Velasquez is a former hitman.

There are other people with in their name, like Popeye Jones, Popeye Pye Magalona and Popeye "Pye" Magalona.


Popeye is 70s Dutch rock band.


Popeye is a record label.


Popeye is a dog that appearead in the 1986 films Stand By Me and Out of Bonds.


  1. Popeye is the name of a family of air-to-surface missiles developed and in use by Israel, of which several types have been developed for Israeli and export users. A long-range cruise missile variant of the Popeye Turbo has been speculated as being employed in Israel's submarine-based nuclear forces. The United States operates the Popeye under a different designation according to US naming conventions as the AGM-142 Have Nap.
    • also known as AGM-142 Have Nap
  2. Popeye a.k.a. Popeye the Sailor is an American animated series of comedy short films based on the titular comic strip character created by E. C. Segar. In 1933, Max and Dave Fleischer's Fleischer Studios adapted Segar's characters into a series of Popeye the Sailor theatrical cartoon shorts for Paramount Pictures. The plotlines in the animated cartoons tended to be simpler than those presented in the comic strips, and the characters slightly different. A villain, usually Bluto, makes a move on Popeye's "sweetie," Olive Oyl. The villain clobbers Popeye until he eats spinach, giving him superhuman strength. Thus empowered, the sailor makes short work of the villain.
  3. Popeye is the name given to a series of motor launches which take paying passengers on pleasure cruises on Torrens Lake, in the North Parklands of Adelaide, capital of South Australia.
  4. Popeye is a female harbor seal that has become the official seal of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.
  5. Popeye is a comic strip.

Phrases with Popeye

  1. Popeye Shiner
  2. Popeye Catalufa
  3. Popeye Grenadier
  4. Popeye Blacksmelt

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Popeye

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Google previewFlights of Fancy (1989)

The Great Fantasy Films by Kenneth Von Gunden

The Paramount-Disney production of the Jules Feiffer-scripted, Robert Altman-directed Popeye is a fabulous fantasy film. Eagerly anticipated, it was Paramount's Christmas 1980 release. Popeye, it was ...

Google previewRosy, Rubber, and Sand Boas (2005)

by Richard D. Bartlett, Patricia Pope Bartlett

Popeye is a condition in which the space between the eye and the brille may become filled with discolored serum. This may be caused by infection (often Pseudomonas) or injury to the eye or related ducts or other causes. Blindness or loss of ...

Google previewCritical Companion to Toni Morrison (2007)

A Literary Reference to Her Life and Work by Carmen Gillespie

Popeye is an iconographic American cartoon character who was first drawn in 1929 by cartoonist Elzie Segar. Segar wrote a comic narra- tive called Thimble Theater (1919) for the Hearst newspapers. Popeye was not originally a ...

Google previewThe Art of the Funnies (1994)

An Aesthetic History by Robert C. Harvey

Popeye is a force for good that is invincible. Segar's own faith becomes ours. We do not doubt that good exists. We ask about elemental forces not whether they can survive but when will they come into play. That this plaintive question echoes ...

Google previewA William Faulkner Encyclopedia (1999)

by Robert W. Hamblin, Charles A. Peek

VITELLI, POPEYE State Archives in Jackson, would also be particularly interesting to Faulkner readers. Work of still others from the photographic collection of the Archives appears in Mississippi Observed (University Press of Mississippi, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Animation and Cartoons (2009)

by Nichola Dobson

POPEYE 9 151 top of. The technique attempts to capture a photorealistic rendering of the actor—in this case, Hollywood star Tom Hanks, who played multiple roles; however, this resulted in mixed reviews. The technique does not have the ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: G-P (2008)

by Donald Haase

Francisco Vaz da Silva Popeye the Sailor An American animated cartoon, Popeye the Sailor originated as a newspaper comic strip created by Elzie Crisler Segar and first appeared ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales [3 Volumes] (2007)

by Donald Haase, Donald Haase Ph.D.

Francisco Vaz da Silva Popeye the Sailor An American animated cartoon, Popeye the Sailor originated as a newspaper comic strip created by Elzie Crisler Segar ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

Cross References Entomopia; Illusion; Palinopsia “Popeye Arms” In facioscapulohumeral (FSH) muscular dystrophy, the deltoid muscle is normally well preserved, whilst biceps and triceps are weak and wasted, giving rise to an appearance ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

Popeye takes lodgings at the Oyls; the daughter, Olive, is engaged to Bluto. However, as ...

Google previewThe John Updike Encyclopedia (2000)

by Jack De Bellis

Popeye. A creation of E. C. Segar in 1929 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Humorists (2016)

by Steven H. Gale

Even Feiffer«s screenplay for director Robert Altman«s Popeye (1980), derived, appropriately enough, from Segar«s old comic strip, capitalizes on the notion of a battle of the sexes. On meeting the hero, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [4 volumes] (2011)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker


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I bet one legend that keeps recurring throughout history, in every culture, is the story of Popeye. (Jack Handey)
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Scrabble value of P3O1P3E1Y4E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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