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Bridges Syllabification: Bridg·es
Pronunciation: /ˈbrijiz/

Definition of Bridges in English:

1The name of a family of US actors, including:
1.1 Lloyd (Vernet, Jr.) ( 1913–98), noted as the star of the television series Sea Hunt (1958–61). His movie credits include High Noon (1952) and Airplane (1980).
1.2 Beau ( 1941-), son of Lloyd; born Lloyd Vernet Bridges III. In addition to much work on television, he has appeared in such movies as Norma Rae (1979) and The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), in which he costarred with brother Jeff.
1.3 Jeff ( 1949-), son of Lloyd; full name Jeffrey Leon Bridges. His movies include The Fisher King (1991) , The Big Lebowski (1998), and Seabiscuit (2003).

Words that rhyme with Bridges

Hedges • Hodges • Judges

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