Jack Dempsey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jack Dempsey United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)
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Usage

In literature:

There was Jack Dempsey, the world's ring champion, towering up in his seat.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
Almost the only Old Masters with whose works we were well acquainted were John L. Sullivan and Nonpareil Jack Dempsey.
"Cobb's Bill-of-Fare" by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Pretty soon we are discussing after-dinner speeches, Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
Now there's Jack Dempsey.
"Hepsey Burke" by Frank Noyes Westcott
The only persons who have not tried to sell me automobiles are George Washington, Jack Dempsey and Billy Sunday!
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
Edmund is as beautiful as five hundred a week and built like Jack Dempsey.
"Kid Scanlan" by H. C. Witwer
It need not be said that Dick Dempsey and Jack Wingate are there too.
"Gwen Wynn" by Mayne Reid
Whatever the reason, Jack Dempsey does not read George Bernard Shaw much.
"Pieces of Hate" by Heywood Broun
It need not be said that Dick Dempsey and Jack Wingate are there too.
"Gwen Wynn" by Mayne Reid
Jack Dempsey or Larry Williams or the fight never got mentioned at all.
"The Boy Grew Older" by Heywood Broun
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In news:

Jack Dempsey / Associated Press.
Jack Dempsey, Associated Press / SF.
Jack Dempsey / AP Jon Jones kneels after defeating Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on Saturday night at UFC 135 in Denver.
Jack Dempsey's macaroni and cheese could be a meal in itself .
I first heard of Jack Dempsey's mac-and-cheese when trombonist Glen David Andrews gave the dish a mid-song shout-out during one of his shows.
Jack Dempsey 's macaroni and cheese could be a meal in itself.
I first heard of Jack Dempsey 's mac-and-cheese when trombonist Glen David Andrews gave the dish a mid-song shout-out during one of his shows.
Boxing match between Jack Dempsey (William Harrison 1895 – 1983) and Jack Sharkey aka 'The Boston Cob' or the 'Sobbing Sailor.
Breeding the Electric Blue Jack Dempsey .
Jack Dempsey was one of the last of a dwindling company whose exploits distinguished the 1920's as "the golden age of sports".
Jack Dempsey fighting Jack Sharkey in 1927.
Photo by Jack Dempsey, 2012 AP.
A look back at the career of former heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey .
New research shows it's probably not a good idea to gamble after a night… (Jack Dempsey / For The Times ).
Jack Dempsey, Associated Press Trade rumors have Lakers big man Andrew Bynum soon becoming a Cavalier.
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