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, 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.

  2. Harry(ProperNoun)

    , also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold.

  3. Origin: Medieval English spoken form of 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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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 likes men

  2. The Paulette:

    You don't know Harry?

  3. falcon lover xxx:

    harry james like wet men

  4. Simon Cowell:

    You are like a real live Harry Potter.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    This is one tough guy. Harry used to be a boxer.

Images & Illustrations of Harry

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