Definitions of parker

  1. United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz ( 1920- 1955)
  2. The keeper of a park.
  3. A park- keeper.

Usage examples for parker

  1. Absently Mr. Parker took two crisp dollar bills from his pocket and reached for the telegram. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. Mrs. Parker didn't look convinced. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  3. That is the boat Tom Parker has had built at Brightlingsea. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  4. " It sure is," Parker answered. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  5. Snow had found out about Parker inside of two days. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. Parker White had brought him to her, from Ojo Caliente, in New Mexico, where he had been trained in the pine forests by an old Mexican and an ill- tempered, lame master- bird, half thrush, that taught young birds to sing. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  7. " Set foot within the window, Parker," he cried, " and I will break your head." – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  8. From Edwards to Channing, from Channing to Emerson and Theodore Parker, there was a natural and logical unfolding. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  9. Parker shook his head. – Under Boy Scout Colors by Joseph Bushnell Ames
  10. Mrs. Parker Smith couldn't say. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  11. Arrived at Boston Parker House this morning. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  12. Great work you've done, Parker, a great work. – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  13. Now we shall be all right if you will just tell us whether Parker is your uncle or nephew." – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  14. The language of George Mason of Virginia is worth quoting, for it was such as Theodore Parker might have used. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  15. 4. And then, as Dr. Joseph Parker says, who says everything so plainly and so powerfully: 'There is pastoral preaching as well as pastoral visitation. – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  16. You can meet me at the Parker House, in School Street, at two o'clock." – Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  17. Miss Parker kept on her way. – The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women by F. Hopkinson Smith
  18. My name is Parker! – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. Charlie and Rose Parker, being about the age of Bunny and Sue, did not take long to grow friendly. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods by Laura Lee Hope
  20. What is it, Parker? – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland