Definition of Parker, Charlie in US English:

Parker, Charlie

proper noun

  • (1920–55), US saxophonist; full name Charles Christopher Parker ; known as Bird or Yardbird. From 1944, he played with Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie and became one of the key figures of the bebop movement.

Pronunciation

Parker, Charlie

/ˈpɑrkər//ˈpärkər/