Curtis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kûr'tis), [key]
- 1809–74, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1851–57; resigned in dissent over Dred Scott case.
- 1860–1936, vice president of the U.S. 1929–33.
- 1850–1933, U.S. publisher.
- 1812–94, U.S. attorney and writer.
- 1824–92, U.S. essayist, editor, and reformer.
- a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “courteous.”
- curtis (Thesaurus)