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ˈkrɪs tə fərChristo·pher

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Christopher, Saint Christopher, St. Christophernoun

    Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)


  1. Christophernoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek.

    Am not I Christopher Sly, old Sly's son, of Burtonheath; by birth a pedlar, by education a card-maker, by transmutation a bear-herd, and now by present profession a tinker?

  2. Christophernoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: From Ancient Greek Χριστόφορος (Khristóphoros, " Christ-bearing"). The meaning of the name suggested the legend of St. Christopher carrying the Christ child across water.


  1. Christopher

    "Christopher" is the 42nd episode of the HBO original series The Sopranos and is the third of the show's fourth season. Its teleplay was written by Michael Imperioli, from a story idea by Imperioli and Maria Laurino. It was directed by Tim Van Patten and originally aired on September 29, 2002.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Christopher' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4465

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Christopher' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1992

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Christopher in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Christopher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Christopher in a Sentence

  1. Hasmukh Patel:

    I really do believe Christopher Young today is not the person Christopher Young was 14 years ago, it's really unfortunate that Texas Board of Pardons didn't hear our request for clemency. I feel sadness for Christopher Young family. They're going to be walking down the same path The Patel family has been on the last 14 years.

  2. Richard Neely:

    It means that I'm confident that when I retire I'll be able to provide full benefits for Christopher if he happens to survive me.

  3. Gabe Saglie:

    Be discreet with Christopher Elliott cash and refrain from drawing unwanted attention to the cash Christopher Elliott’re carrying.

  4. Christopher Steele:

    We're being accused of being used as a tool of Russia. The tool of Russian disinformation was in the Christopher Steele report.

  5. Steven Blaney:

    We are disappointed with today's decision, and regret that a convicted terrorist has been allowed back into Canadian society without having served his full sentence, omar Khadr pleaded guilty to heinous crimes, including the murder of American Army medic Sergeant Christopher Speer.

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    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
    • A. pluck
    • B. sheath
    • C. concoction
    • D. dint

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