Definition of Durante, Jimmy in US English:

Durante, Jimmy

proper noun

  • (1893–1980), US entertainer; born James Francis Durante. The gravelly-voiced star of Broadway, movies, radio, and television began his career in vaudeville and became known for his trademark song, “Inka Dinka Doo.” His movies include The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942).

Pronunciation

Durante, Jimmy

/dəˈrantē/