Associations to the word «Napoleon»

Pictures for the word «Napoleon»


NAPOLEON, proper noun. Napoleon Bonaparte.
NAPOLEON, proper noun. A male given name sometimes given in honor of the French emperor.
NAPOLEON, noun. Alternative form of napoleon (old twenty-franc gold coin)
NAPOLEON, noun. The foremost authority or leader in a given field
NAPOLEON, noun. (uncountable) The card game nap
NAPOLEON, noun. (historical) A kind of topboot of the mid-19th century.
NAPOLEON, noun. A kind of cigar, about seven inches long.
NAPOLEON, noun. A Napoleon gun.
NAPOLEON, noun. A gold coin worth twenty francs issued by Napoleon I; a twenty-franc coin.
NAPOLEON, noun. A kind of pastry of French origin.
NAPOLEON COMPLEX, noun. (pejorative) aggressive or domineering behaviour, claimed to be a form of psychological compensation for one's short physical stature
NAPOLEON COMPLEXES, noun. Plural of Napoleon complex
NAPOLEON SYNDROME, noun. Synonym of Napoleon complex.

Dictionary definition

NAPOLEON, noun. French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821).
NAPOLEON, noun. A rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream.
NAPOLEON, noun. A card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes.

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