Definitions for Billy
ˈbɪl i; -ˌkænbil·ly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Billy.
truncheon, nightstick, baton, billy, billystick, billy clubnoun
a short stout club used primarily by policemen
billy, billy goat, he-goatnoun
A billy club.
A billy goat.
A good friend.
You Spin me right round! billy boy!
A tin used by bushmen to boil tea, a billypot.
Let's get the billy and cook some beans.
A condom (From the E-Rotic song "Willy, Use A Billy...Boy")
A diminutive of the male given name William.
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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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.
"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.
a club; esp., a policeman's club
a slubbing or roving machine
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Billy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4446
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Billy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2697
The numerical value of Billy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Billy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Billy Graham was one of the most faithful followers of Jesus. Billy Graham made a huge impact in my life, and even led my wife, Debbie, to the Lord, this world will miss Billy Graham, but we celebrate that Billy Graham is now with the One Billy Graham loved so much.
Billy Graham's ministry for the gospel of Jesus Christ and Billy Graham matchless voice changed the lives of millions, Vice President Pence said. We mourn Billy Graham passing but I know with absolute certainty that today Billy Graham heard those words,' well done good and faithful servant.' Thank you Billy Graham.
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.
Billy T-T-T-T-Today, Junior
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.
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