Chaplin definition by Webster's New World
Chaplin, Sir Charles Spencer (called Charlie Chaplin) 1889-1977; Eng. film actor, director, & producer, in the U.S. (1910-52)
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- Chaplinesque adjective
Chaplin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Sir Charles Spencer Known as “Charlie.” 1889-1977.
British-born actor, director, and producer who gained fame for his role as a tramp in baggy trousers and a bowler hat. His productions include The Kid (1921), The Gold Rush (1925), and City Lights (1931).