hussar hussar  /ˈhə sər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress

Usage(s):

  1. She dances on the tabletop with the hussar in the skintight pants.
  2. To the devotee, each brightly painted hussar and mustachioed grenadier is an honest work of art, deserving the same patience and devotion in its creation as a Rodin statue.
  3. She was a tall, dreamy girl, a crack shot with a pistol, and she rode to hounds like a hussar.

News

  • '2 Jacks' Picked Up by Breaking Glass Pictures; Eyes Late 2013 Release

    Bernard Rose's fourth film adaptation of a Leo Tolstoy work has found a distributor in the United States. "2 Jacks" -- starring Sienna Miller and Danny Huston -- has been picked up for release by Breaking Glass Pictures for a fourth quarter of 2013 release. Negotiations began at the Cannes Film Festival for the modern drama based on Tolstoy's short story, "The Two Hussars." Rose previously ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

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Quotes

  • Scheijen provides superb glimpses of his personality in action: "part over-sensitive aesthete, part coarse Hussar", as his friend Alexandre Benois said, with his extraordinary laugh: "The hinges of his jaws opened to expose a vast interior...
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Alexander Benois Source: guardian.co.uk

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