(redirected from Benny Hill)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.


1. a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain
2. over the hill Military slang absent without leave or deserting


1. Archibald Vivian. 1886--1977, British biochemist, noted for his research into heat loss in muscle contraction: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1922)
2. Damon Graham Devereux, son of Graham Hill. born 1960, British motor-racing driver; Formula One world champion (1996)
3. David Octavius 1802--70, Scottish painter and portrait photographer, noted esp for his collaboration with the chemist Robert Adamson (1821-- 48)
4. Geoffrey (William). born 1932, British poet: his books include King Log (1968), Mercian Hymns (1971), The Mystery of the Charity of Charles Péguy (1983), and The Orchards of Syon (2002)
5. Graham. 1929--75, British motor-racing driver: world champion (1962, 1968)
6. Octavia. 1838--1912, British housing reformer; a founder of the National Trust
7. Sir Rowland. 1795--1879, British originator of the penny postage
8. Susan (Elizabeth). born 1942, British novelist and writer of short stories: her books include I'm the King of the Castle (1970) The Woman in Black (1983), and Felix Derby (2002)

What does it mean when you dream about a hill?

To climb and climb is to struggle and not succeed, whereas to reach the top of the hill is to have succeeded.


A land surface feature characterized by strong relief; it is a prominence smaller than a mountain.
References in periodicals archive ?
We're talking, of course, about Benny Hill, whose saucy seaside postcard humour and dubious portrayal of people from other countries encapsulated mainstream humour in the UK prior to the advent of alternative comedy.
Aided by Noel Coward and Benny Hill of all people, the gang have to grab the loot and speed through the city.
Comedian Benny Hill would end his programme by pursuing scantily-clad girls - who would then turn the tables by racing after his cheeky character.
Like skipping in the town centre and pulling faces that are not always appreciated by those passing ladies who mistook me for Benny Hill.
It was like a Benny Hill chase sequence but with a perplexed cat and my hysterical daughter instead of Benny and his scantily-clad extras.
Stand by for men in their 70s chasing home helps around the house like something out of Benny Hill (above).
1 Benny Hill - Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)
Ruth Madoc, of Hi De Hi, Louise English, who was in the Benny Hill Show and David McAlister, of Hollyoaks, will be at the Sunderland Empire on Tuesday October 10 at 3.
Henry McGee, the actor best known as the stooge in the Benny Hill TV Show, has died at the age of 77.
Many are to do with his work as a scriptwriter for names from Bob Hope to Benny Hill.
Brian Hutchinson, son of Benny Hill side-kick Johnny Hutch MBE, has been appointed patron of Macmillan College.
Now, in typical Benny Hill style, we have government ministers running round pretending they're on top of it and they know what they're doing.