What is another word for runyon?

5 synonyms found


[ ɹˈʌnɪən], [ ɹˈʌnɪən], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_n_ɪ__ə_n]

Synonyms for Runyon:

How to use "Runyon" in context?

1. When did the runyon persona first emerge?

The first known use of the term "runyon" was in 1919 in the novel "Angels Over Broadway" by Damon Runyon.

2. What is the genesis of the runyon persona?

The genesis of Runyon's persona is difficult to ascertain, but it likely stems from his life experiences. Runyon was likely born in 1884 in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and raised in unremarkable circumstances. He likely had a difficult childhood and developed a tough demeanor in order to protect himself. This persona likely came to be known as "runyon.

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