What does BILLY mean?

Definitions for BILLY
ˈbɪl i; -ˌkænbil·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truncheon, nightstick, baton, billy, billystick, billy clubnoun

    a short stout club used primarily by policemen

  2. billy, billy goat, he-goatnoun

    male goat


  1. billynoun

    A billy club.

  2. billynoun

    A billy goat.

  3. billynoun

    A good friend.

    You Spin me right round! billy boy!

  4. billynoun

    A tin used by bushmen to boil tea, a billypot.

  5. billynoun

    A billycan.

    Let's get the billy and cook some beans.

  6. billynoun

    A condom (From the E-Rotic song "Willy, Use A Billy...Boy")

  7. Billynoun

    A diminutive of the male given name William.

  8. Billynoun

    The B-25 twin-engine bomber aircraft used during World War Two, commonly called the "B-25 Mitchell" in honor of U.S. Army General William "Billy" Mitchell.

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  1. Billy

    Billy, also known as "Billy (I Always Dream of Bill)" is a song with words by Joe Goodwin and music by James Kendis and Herman Paley, written in 1911. In 1950 it was performed by Betty Grable in the film Wabash Avenue. The most successful version of the song was performed by Kathy Linden. It reached #7 on the Billboard pop chart in 1958. The song was featured on her 1958 album, That Certain Boy. The song features the Joe Leahy Orchestra. The single ranked #90 on Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1958.


  1. billy

    "Billy" most commonly refers to a male given name that is often used as a diminutive form of William. It has multiple connotations depending on the context. For example, in certain cultures, a "billy" refers to a male goat. In Australian slang, it is a metal container used to boil water over a campfire. In British slang, a "billy" or "billy club" is a weapon used by law enforcement. Always consider cultural and situational context when interpreting this term.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Billynoun

    a club; esp., a policeman's club

  2. Billynoun

    a slubbing or roving machine

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Billy

    Billie, bil′i, n. a comrade, a companion-in-arms: an Australian bushman's boiling-pan or tea-pot:—pl. Bill′ies.—n. Bill′y-goat, a he-goat. [Prob. from Bill, a familiar abbrev. of William.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BILLY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Billy is ranked #9027 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Billy surname appeared 3,621 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Billy.

    40.9% or 1,482 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    36.4% or 1,321 total occurrences were White.
    13.9% or 505 total occurrences were Black.
    3.4% or 125 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.6% or 95 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.5% or 93 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BILLY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4446

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BILLY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2697

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BILLY in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BILLY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of BILLY in a Sentence

  1. Billy Madison:

    Billy Shampoo is better. I go on first and clean the hair. Conditioner is better. I leave the hair silky and smooth. Oh, really, fool Really.

  2. Thom Rainer:

    Last time I was with Billy Graham, Billy Graham said Billy Graham missed Billy Graham wife, Ruth, and Billy Graham missed heaven. Now Billy Graham is present for the great reunion, may we remember Billy Graham legacy and may we follow Billy Graham passion for evangelism.

  3. Billy Madison:

    Billy No I will not make out with you. Did ya hear that this girl wants to make out with me in the middle of class. You got Chlorophyll Man up there talking about God knows what and all she can talk about is making out with me. I'm here to learn, everybody, not to make out with you. Go on with the chlorophyll.

  4. Billy Madison:

    Billy Hey I'm trying to score points with the teacher today. DON'T SCREW IT UP. 3rd Grader I dare you to touch her boobs. Billy Touch her boobs That's assault brotha...... Ya double dare me

  5. Pastor Greg:

    I don’t think anyone will ever take Billy’s place. But we can all, in our own way, follow Billy Graham example and proclaim the same Gospel as Billy Graham did, billy Graham served God’s purpose for Billy Graham generation and then Billy Graham died.

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