marquee marquee  /mɑr ˈki/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) large and often sumptuous tent
  2. (n) permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In its unending search for titles that will make good reading on theater marquees, Hollywood is still hard to satisfy.
  2. Bankable in Bollywood, she tired of formulaic fare and is one of the few marquee actresses willing to risk reputation to take adventurous roles in experimental films.
  3. Then there was the drugs-and-call-boy-abetted exit of marquee-name Pentecostal pastor Ted Haggard from his leadership of the National Association of Evangelicals.

News

  1. Marquee Energy Ltd. - Archive Webcast of June 12, 2013 EPAC Oil & Gas Investor Showcase

    Marquee Energy Ltd. - Archive Webcast of June 12, 2013 EPAC Oil & Gas Investor Showcase
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. 0614 Marquee Framed

    This week, Marquee Framed visits Sports Zone Bar & Grill in Long Beach, Darwell's in Long
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

  3. Marquee Energy shareholders approve all resolutions at annual general and special meeting

    Marquee Energy shareholders approve all resolutions at annual general and special meeting
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It's going to be exciting," Boston third baseman Mike Lowell said. "We've got some marquee names that are going to bring a lot of attention over there. So in that sense it's great, but I don't think guys are too happy to go 22 hours on a...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Mike Lowell Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "He's the marquee driver that we have - no different than a marquee franchise that other sports enjoy," France said. "So when historically important teams like the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA do well, conversely the NBA does better.
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Brian France Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "La Liga have bought marquee players - I think Ronaldo obviously, Kaká and Ibrahimovic are three of the best players in the world and any team would like to have them," Ferdinand said. "They've all gone to La Liga alongside the likes of...
    on Aug 27, 2009 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: guardian.co.uk

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