Definition of Hancock, John in English:

Hancock, John

proper noun

  • 1(1737–93), American revolutionary and politician. Noted as the first signer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, he was a member of the Continental Congress 1775–80, 1785, 1786 and its first president 1775–77. He was governor of Massachusetts 1780–85, 1787–93.

    1. 1.1informal One's signature.
      ‘I'd never given my John Hancock to a fan before’


Hancock, John