forebear : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person from whom you are descended
- Like its TV forebear Lost, the most popular new fall show spins a complex narrative around the connections among a group of strangers with troubled pasts.
- The Cooper S is almost as preposterously cute as its gutsy little '60s forebear.
- In this century, a Prince of Wales again paid court to a Diana forebear: Lady Cynthia Hamilton, who chose instead to become the wife of the seventh Earl of Spencer and thus Diana's .
News & Articles
- Bill Maher Savages Reagan: ‘The Original Teabagger,’ ‘Pitchman For Batsh*t’ Would Do Well In Modern GOP
Bill Maher differed with a consensus found on both sides of the aisle that Ronald Reagan would not be welcomed in the modern Republican party, saying that actually, Reagan would be quite welcome in the 21st century GOP because he was the forebear of a lot of the tea party philosophy. Maher called Reagan the "original pitchman for batsh*t," and proceeded to tear apart the idea that Reagan was a ...
June 8, 2013 - Mediaite
- Frank Bainimarama in Island Business
...his part and in some ways through the urging of Qarase, Bainimarama, according to a post-meeting statement drafted by Madraiwiwi and released to the media, agreed "to forebear further comment in the media without first communicating his...
- Albert Ottinger in Gotham Gazette
In the 1920s, Attorney General Albert Ottinger, described as "a forebear to Spitzer in many ways," shut down the Consolidated Stock Exchange and said his legacy had been to "hammer, hammer, hammer at every manner and means of fraud and...
- Lien Chan in International Herald Tribune
Mr. Sun Yat-sen is our common national forebear and a revolutionary prophet revered on both sides of the Strait,said Lien, referring to China and Taiwan, in a speech near Sun's tomb.