noun. humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937).
- Don Marquis
Rhymes with Marquis
How do you pronounce marquis?
Pronounce marquis as ˌmɑrˈki.
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noun. ['ˌmɑːrˈkiː'] nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count.
- female aristocrat
Sentences with marquis
1. Noun, singular or mass
If your high school has a scrolling marquis, publish information on the graduation along with an invitation to attend several weeks in advance.
Cherry-tree blossoms are the marquis attraction of annual cherry-blossom festivals, including the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.