What does Harry mean?

Definitions for Harry
ˈhær iHar·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeverb

    annoy continually or chronically

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

  2. harry, ravageverb

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

GCIDE

  1. Harrynoun

    Harold or Henry; a nickname.

Wiktionary

  1. harryverb

    To bother; to trouble.

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

  2. Harrynoun

    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.

  3. Harrynoun

    A patronymic surname.

  4. Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Henri.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harryverb

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

  2. Harryverb

    to agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass

  3. Harryverb

    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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  1. Harry

    (See Thomas and Richard.)

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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

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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. Meghan Markle:

    Harry and I see the world so similarly in our approach of being very hands-on with things.

  2. Royalty TV co-founder Nick Bullen:

    They cannot escape the goldfish bowl they grew up in, and only they can truly understand what’s it really like to be raised that way, that’s why all the cousins – not just Eugenie and Harry – have been very close. There may have been troubles within the family over the years, but they’ve managed to overcome them. And Eugenie has, in many ways, tried to keep those lines of communication open for the family. No one has visited Harry since his departure. And I think that was a very public message of her support.

  3. Thomas Markle:

    . I sort of disagreed with that, but I still like Harry.

  4. Prince Harry:

    I feel really let down. He’s been through something similar. He knows what pain feels like. And Archie (Harry and Meghan’s son) is his grandson. I will always love him, but there is a lot of hurt that has happened.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Harry Reid? I think he should go back and start working out again with his rubber work-out pieces.

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