What does Colleen mean?

Definitions for Colleen
ˈkɒl in, kɒˈlincolleen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colleennoun

    an Irish girl


  1. colleennoun

    a girl

  2. Colleennoun

    A female given name from English.

    Her name is spelled Coleen making her "Co" with a hard O and not Colleen by any stretch - I'm suspicious on her authority on the subject.

  3. Etymology: From the word colleen, cailín, not used as a name in Ireland. Colleen can also be interpreted as a variant of Coleen, the former spelling being a product of marketing by the Hollywood film industry (to promote a new starlet in the 1920's).


  1. Colleen

    Colleen or Cécile Schott is a composer of electronic and ambient music based in France.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Colleen

    kol′ēn, n. a girl. [Irish cailín.]

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    Song lyrics by colleen -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by colleen on the Lyrics.com website.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Colleen

    Irish for girl. “Colleen Bawn” expresses a blonde girl.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Colleen in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Colleen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Colleen in a Sentence

  1. Colleen Baird:

    This error is simply unacceptable, our animal care protocols are among the most stringent in the industry and must be followed. Three otters -- 1-year-old Finnegan, 12-year-old Charlotte and 16-year-old male Callebaut -- remain in the zoo's Canadian Wilds section. Colleen Baird told local media that introducing.

  2. Colleen Thompson:

    Colleen Thompson future daughter was an emotional service for me, and I needed that time in prayer, after Mass, I was able to spend some time appreciating the beauty of the church.

  3. Colleen Thompson:

    I ’m also scared Colleen Thompson future daughter ’ll come with a bus and try to take ‘ M, ’.

  4. Raven Saunders:

    Track was my first love...( it) gave me that oomph to push in the environment that I was in, i wasn't necessarily fulfilled because being a young, Black, LGBTQ woman in America and being in Mississippi -- the( most) old school of old school places that you can find in America -- it was really hard going through a phase of trying to learn and find Raven Saunders in a place where I didn't fully feel accepted.Steeplechaser Colleen Quigley discusses mental health, modeling and hunger for Olympic success.

  5. Prosecutor Kate MacDougall:

    The only still image that matters in this case is the image of Colleen Ritzer in the woods, there is not one single person in this courtroom who wants to believe that a 14-year-old-boy could have done this and not be crazy. But doing something so awful does not make you crazy.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. soft-witted
    • B. articulate
    • C. contiguous
    • D. eminent

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