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1. dean

noun. ['ˈdiːn'] an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college.

Antonyms

  • junior

Etymology

  • deen (Anglo-Norman)
  • deien (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word dean


1. Noun, singular or mass
This may include the president, dean, chancellor, director or chairman.

Quotes containing the word dean


1. The first piece of art that I ever bought-when I could afford it-was a Warhol sketch from the period when he was just getting out of doing commercial work and more into art. It's a sketch of a young guy's face. I guess the gallery that I bought it from thought I would like it because the young guy kind of looked like James Dean.
- James Franco

2. That was the funniest thing I'd heard in days.You're kidding, right? PLEASE tell me you have a stronger motive for me than 'fair is fair.' Life isn't FAIR, Dean....Nothing is fair, EVER. That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard. I need to help you because FAIR IS FAIR? Try, 'I need you to help me so I won't rip out your spine and beat you with it.' I MIGHT respond to that. MAYBE.
- James Patterson, School's Out—Forever

3. Crows don’t take from you,” Dean said. “They give your soul wings.
- Caitlin Kittredge, The Iron Thorn

2. dean

noun. ['ˈdiːn'] a man who is the senior member of a group.

Synonyms

  • elder
  • senior

Antonyms

  • unimportant

Etymology

  • deen (Anglo-Norman)
  • deien (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. dean

noun. ['ˈdiːn'] (Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals.

Antonyms

  • first

Etymology

  • deen (Anglo-Norman)
  • deien (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. Dean

noun. United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955).

Synonyms

  • James Byron Dean
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