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Meaning of "Leighton" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEIGHTON

Leighton  [ˈleɪtən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEIGHTON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Leighton is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LEIGHTON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Leighton in the English dictionary

The definition of Leighton in the dictionary is Frederic, 1st Baron Leighton of Stretton. 1830–96, British painter and sculptor of classical subjects: president of the Royal Academy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEIGHTON


Brighton
ˈbraɪtən
Britain
ˈbrɪtən
craton
ˈkreɪtən
Dayton
ˈdeɪtən
Deighton
ˈdeɪtən
Drayton
ˈdreɪtən
greaten
ˈɡreɪtən
kitten
ˈkɪtən
laten
ˈleɪtən
metropolitan
ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən
Paton
ˈpeɪtən
Payton
ˈpeɪtən
phaeton
ˈfeɪtən
Satan
ˈseɪtən
seiten
ˈsaɪtən
straighten
ˈstreɪtən
straiten
ˈstreɪtən
Sudeten
suːˈdeɪtən
titan
ˈtaɪtən
written
ˈrɪtən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEIGHTON

Leibniz Mountains
Leibniz´s law
Leibniz´s rule
Leibnizian
Leibovitz
Leicester
Leicestershire
Leichhardt
Leics
Leiden
Leif Ericson
Leigh
Leigh Fermor
Leinster
leiomyomata
leiotrichous
leiotrichy
leipoa
Leipzig
Leiria

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEIGHTON

Ashton
Aston
boston
burton
button
Clinton
cotton
Crichton
Hamilton
Hampton
Hilton
Houston
Kingston
Laughton
Milton
newton
Norton
on the button
ton
Washington

Synonyms and antonyms of Leighton in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Leighton» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEIGHTON

Find out the translation of Leighton to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Leighton from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Leighton» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

礼顿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Leighton
570 millions of speakers

English

Leighton
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लीटन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ليتون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Лейтон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Leighton
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেইটন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Leighton
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Leighton
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Leighton
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

レイトン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

레이튼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Leighton
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Leighton
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லெய்டன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लीटन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Leighton
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Leighton
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Leighton
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Лейтон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Leighton
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Leighton
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Leighton
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Leighton
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Leighton
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Leighton

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEIGHTON»

The term «Leighton» is very widely used and occupies the 20.241 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEIGHTON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Leighton

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEIGHTON»

Discover the use of Leighton in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Leighton and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of a Word
On Form assesses both the legacy of Victorian aestheticism and the nature of the literary. It tracks the development of the word 'form' since the Romantics and offers readings of, among others, Tennyson, Yeats, Stevens, and Plath.
Angela Leighton, 2007
2
Down to You
One girl.
M. Leighton, 2013
3
The Attentive Life: Discerning God's Presence in All Things
A spiritual guide based on the tradition of praying the hours invites readers to develop greater awareness of God's role in all moments of the day, in a reference that draws on literary resources to demonstrate key themes.
Leighton Ford, 2008
4
An American Missionary in China: John Leighton Stuart and ...
This work traced the career of a seminal figure in twentieth-century Chinese-American relations.
Yu-ming Shaw, 1992
5
Meeting Jesus
His love turns your life around. In this Bible study, evangelist Leighton Ford leads you through thirteen studies from the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) that will open your eyes anew--or for the first time--to Jesus Christ.
Leighton Ford, 2012
6
The Acoustic Bubble
The first half of the book introduces and draws together acoustics, cavitation nucleation and associated fluid dynamics, to examine the free oscillations of bubbles and the resulting acoustic emissions.
T. G. Leighton, 1997
7
Introduction to parallel algorithms and architectures: ...
By F. Thomas Leighton.
Frank Thomson Leighton, 1992
8
On Leadership
Acting on his belief that you get the most done in the first twenty minutes of a meeting, Allan Leighton invited Britain's top businessmen and women to spend just twenty minutes talking about their views on leadership.
Allan Leighton, 2008
9
Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart
This book recovers and explores an important tradition of nineteenth-century women's poetry from Felicia Hemans to Charlotte Mew.
Angela Leighton, 1992
10
Frederic Leighton: Antiquity, Renaissance, and Modernity
This original collection of writings reinterprets the art of Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), challenging the view that limits him to the category of "Victorian artist" and revealing his broader significance in the history of modern art.
Frederic Leighton Baron Leighton of Stretton, Timothy John Barringer, Elizabeth Prettejohn, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEIGHTON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Leighton is used in the context of the following news items.
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Leighton Meester Baby Bump in LA Pictures | POPSUGAR Celebrity
Leighton Meester was all smiles while leaving the Casa Vega restaurant in LA on Wednesday. The former Gossip Girl star, who is currently ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»
2
Icing on cake for anniversary
Leighton-Linslade celebrated its 10th anniversary as a Fairtrade Town with a celebration cake art competition involving partners Heathwood ... «Leighton Buzzard Today, Jul 15»
3
Plenty to float your boat at canal festival - Leighton Buzzard Observer
Organised by Leighton-Linslade Town Council, the annual event kicks off at 11am and runs until 5pm. Along the canal towpath a colourful ... «Leighton Buzzard Today, Jul 15»
4
Whatever the result, it's been blooming great
The Anglia In Bloom judges visited Leighton-Linslade on Thursday to once again assess floral displays, community involvement and ... «Leighton Buzzard Today, Jul 15»
5
Whoa Baby! Leighton Meester Shows Off Ready-To-Pop Baby Bump …
Spotted: Leighton Meester flaunting a big baby bump! The Gossip Girl alum looks like she's due any day now during a lunch outing with friends ... «OK! Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Leighton's study for Flaming June takes £135000 at Sotheby's
A study for one of Frederic, Lord Leighton's (1830-1896) greatest paintings sold to an American private collector for £135,000 at Sotheby's sale ... «antiquestradegazette.com, Jul 15»
7
Thieves escape with luxury watches worth thousands
Subscribe to the Leighton Buzzard Observer. Get your favourite newspaper at a great low price. Call us on 0844 991 6464 or click here to start ... «Leighton Buzzard Today, Jul 15»
8
Birth rate rises in the region
In Central Bedfordshire, which covers Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard and Biggleswade, 2001 saw 1.76 births per woman which rose to 1.92 in ... «Leighton Buzzard Today, Jul 15»
9
Ramble along to walk festival
Leighton Buzzard 5-day weather forecast. CloseX. Friday 17 Jul. Sunny spells ... Leighton Buzzard man in court over child sex abuse claims ... «Leighton Buzzard Today, Jul 15»
10
Leighton Meester Is Ready to Pop! Adam Brody's Wife Flaunts Big …
Leighton Meester looks like she's due any day! The 29-year-old actress, who is pregnant with her first child with husband Adam Brody, 35, was ... «E! Online, Jul 15»

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