What does HARRY mean?

Definitions for HARRY
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke(verb)

    annoy continually or chronically

    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

  2. harry, ravage(verb)

    make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes

GCIDE

  1. Harry(prop. n.)

    Harold or Henry; a nickname.

Wiktionary

  1. harry(Verb)

    To bother; to trouble.

    We shall harry the enemy at every turn until his morale breaks and he is at our mercy.

    Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Henri.

  2. Harry(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from the Germanic languages, also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold.

    Yet weep that Harry's dead, and so will I; / But Harry lives that shall convert those tears / By number into hours of happiness.

    Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Old French Henri.

  3. Harry(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Old French Henri.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harry(verb)

    to strip; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came several times and harried the land

  2. Harry(verb)

    to agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass

  3. Harry(verb)

    to make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harry

    har′i, v.t. to plunder: to ravage: to destroy: to harass:—pr.p. harr′ying; pa.p. harr′ied.n. Harr′ier, one who, or that which, harries: a kind of hawk so named from its harrying or destroying small animals.—Harrying, or Harrowing, of hell, the spoiling of hell, the delivery by Christ, upon His descent into hell after the crucifixion, of the souls of patriarchs and prophets there held in bondage by Satan (1 Pet. iii. 19)—a favourite subject of Christian art, and of our own medieval writers of Mysteries. [A.S. hergian, from A.S. here, gen. herg-es, an army; Ger. heer.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HARRY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2212

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HARRY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3843

How to pronounce HARRY?

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How to say HARRY in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HARRY in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HARRY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of HARRY in a Sentence

  1. falcon lover xxx:

    harry james like wet men

  2. David Cassidy:

    Earning it on my own merit is how I live my life, so no, I was not about to go get photographed with Prince Harry. That was not something that was in my interest. I was basically like, ‘ Thank you, but no thank you with all due respect I ca n’t be photographed with you guys. ’ The next day, I saw them and they basically said to me and my girlfriends, ‘ You know what ? We actually have respect for you guys. That’s the coolest thing ever. Nobody has ever said no to us. It’s kind of really awesome. And I was like, ‘ Well, somehow now has ! ’.

  3. Mark Donen:

    That was my lucky break, the director (Vidor) said it couldn't be done and didn't want anything to do with it. Harry Cohn, who ran Columbia Studios, asked Gene, 'Do you think the kid knows what he's talking about?' Gene said yes, and Cohn let me do it. So there I was, 19 and filming this sequence.

  4. The Paulette:

    You don't know Harry?

  5. Paul Burrell:

    They (Charles and Diana) didn't have what Harry and Meghan have, they didn't have love. And they (Harry and Meghan) love each other. It's quite obvious when you see them together.

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