Definitions

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  • proper n. A 15th and 16th century Italian artist, full name Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. Michelangelo Buonarroti, renowned Italian painter, sculptor and architect; 1475-1564.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)

Etymologies

Italian Michele + Angelo, referring to Michael the Archangel. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • As so often in Bronzino's work, Michelangelo is co-opted.

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  • Jake became infatuated with entertainment as a child due to "The Dick Van Dyke Show," the work of Don Knotts (he REALLY wanted to be a cartoon fish) and Michelangelo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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  • Although Michelangelo is responsible for the design and execution of the Sistine Chapel, the mind-bogglingly complex intellectual scheme underpinning the entire room was developed by the Neopythagorean Renaissance philosopher, Marsilio Ficino.

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  • Even during his own time, they called Michelangelo “Il Divino”—the Divine One.

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  • One discusses the role that drawing played in Michelangelo's career, and the other talks about what is real and what is fake from the Michelangelo drawings.

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  • OK, so I've been saying for a while that I'm going to write an international thriller in which Michelangelo is found to have hidden a secret message in the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or something.

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  • Watching the play puts you in mind of the way Michelangelo is reputed to have created his statue of David: Wilson takes a mountain of words and meticulously cuts away the extraneous matter, releasing the play from its source.

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  • Are you altogether unconscious of the magic of the name of Michelangelo?

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