Marquee vs. Marquis

By Jaxson

  • Marquee (noun)

    A large tent with open sides, used for outdoors entertainment.

  • Marquee (noun)

    A projecting canopy over an entrance, especially one with a sign that displays the name of the establishment or other information of it.

  • Marquee (noun)

    Lights that turn on and off in sequence, or scrolling text, as these are common elements on a marquee.

    “chase lights|chaser lights”

  • Marquee (noun)

    A banner on a web page displaying text that scrolls horizontally.

  • Marquee (noun)

    In graphical editing software, a special selection tool, used to highlight a portion of an image.

    “marching ants”

    “Rectangular Marquee Tool”

  • Marquee (adjective)

    Most famous; preeminent.

  • Marquee (verb)

    To select (an object or region) with the marquee selection tool.

  • Marquis (noun)

    A nobleman in England, France, and Germany, of a rank next below that of duke, but above a count. Originally, the marquis was an officer whose duty was to guard the marches or frontiers of the kingdom. The office has ceased, and the name is now a mere title conferred by letters patent or letters close.

  • Marquis (noun)

    Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the Asian genus ver=190708.


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