Joe Louis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Joe Louis United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
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Usage

In literature:

His name was Louis, yet his brother called him Joe.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
WOODS, JOE, St. Louis.
"The Story of The American Legion" by George Seay Wheat
First he was in a room without doors battling alone against an endless line of alternate Louies and Joes who vanished when he struck them.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
Joe received formal notice of his draft from the Pittstons to the St. Louis Cardinals.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
Housecats grown spotted and huge as leopards (not little runts like Joe Louis here) stalk through those gardens.
"The Moon is Green" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
The king-size, easy-going Californian looked more like the early Joe Louis than ever.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The reputation of "St. Louis Joe" was known to almost everyone but his niece; and the ex-gambler was none too sure that she did not know it.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
He went down yelling like a Comanche Indian and swinging like Joe Louis.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy" by Rutherford G. Montgomery
He looked surprisingly like the Joe Louis of several decades earlier.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Among the pimps who were seen here at different times were Louis X 312, Harry X 313, Joe X 314, Sam X 315, Joe X 316, and Sam X 317.
"Commercialized Prostitution in New York City" by George Jackson Kneeland
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In news:

David Krumholtz, left, as Joe, a newly-engaged architect, and Michael Urie, who stars as Louis, Joe's gay co- worker and best friend, in a scene from "Partners.".
CBS News, Chris Usher, MSNBC, Morning Joe, Louis Burgdorf/Associated Press.
Joe Edwards sits in the display window of his restaurant Blueberry Hill on Delmar Boulevard in St Louis, an area he has helped to revitalize.
Ooh, "Baby": Reps from Justin Bieber just announced that the tween dream will play the Joe Louis - 10:40 am.
Laura Backer and Joe Heiderscheidt, both of St Louis Park, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Justin Bieber extends ' Believe ' tour, plans Joe Louis concert.
Bell will add depth to a banged-up backfield with backups Joe McKnight (sprained right ankle) and Bilal Powell (concussion) uncertain to play against St Louis on Sunday.
Remember Joe Louis' Bum of the Month club.
The flames broke out around 3 am at a home on Joe Louis Lane and Wilburforce Street.
Tickets to Justin Bieber concert at Joe Louis Arena go on sale December 14.
Ooh, "Baby": Reps from Justin Bieber just announced that the tween dream will play the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit on July 28.
Historic housing project where Diana Ross lived and Joe Louis learned to box to be demolished.
Associated Press Western Michigan defenseman Dan DeKeyser (5) holds the Mason Cup after defeating Michigan in last season's CCHA Tournament championship game at Joe Louis Arena.
Michigan Citizen Action (MCA) and the Fan Freedom Project (FFP) are warning fans to expect a fast sellout for Justin Bieber's July 28 concert at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
Bieber to return to area for Joe Louis show in July.
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