Carter: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kär'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. (Benny), born 1907, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
  2. born 1926, U.S. bowler.
  3. born 1908, U.S. composer.
  4. 1907–72, U.S. journalist and publisher.
  5. 1873–1939, English Egyptologist.
  6. (Jimmy), born 1924, 39th president of the U.S. 1977–81.
  7. (Caroline Louise Dudley), 1862–1937, U.S. actress.
  8. (“Mother Maybelle Carter”), 1909–78, U.S. country-and-western singer and guitarist.
  9. pen name of authors who wrote detective-story series in which Nick Carter, created by John R. Coryell, is the main character.
  10. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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