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Noun: Sullivan  sú-lu-vun
  1. United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase 'form follows function' (1856-1924)
    - Louis Sullivan, Louis Henry Sullivan, Louis Henri Sullivan
  2. United States psychiatrist (1892-1949)
    - Harry Stack Sullivan
  3. United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)
    - Ed Sullivan, Edward Vincent Sullivan
  4. United States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)
    - Anne Sullivan, Anne Mansfield Sullivan
  5. English composer of operettas who collaborated with the librettist William Gilbert (1842-1900)
    - Arthur Sullivan, Arthur Seymour Sullivan, Sir Arthur Sullivan

Type of: architect, composer, designer, educator, emcee [N. Amer], head-shrinker [informal], host, master of ceremonies, MC, pedagog [US], pedagogue, psychiatrist, shrink [informal]

Encyclopedia: Sullivan, Nh