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Meaning of MARQUEE

Pronunciation:  mâr'kee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
  2. [n]  large and often sumptuous tent
 

MARQUEE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: marquise, pavilion
 
 See Also: canopy, collapsible shelter, tent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar*quee"\, n. [F. marquise, misunderstood as a plural;
prob. orig., tent of the marchioness. See {Marquis}.]
A large field tent; esp., one adapted to the use of an
officer of high rank. [Written also {markee}.]

 

 

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