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.

    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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    Australian
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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. Donald Trump:

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

  2. Marco Rubio:

    We have Republican candidates who propose that rulers like Assad and Putin should be partners of the United States, and who have voted with Barack Obama and Harry Reid rather than with our men and women in uniform.

  3. Kate Middleton:

    Well, look, we know there have clearly been a lot of family tensions, rifts, fallouts behind the scenes, i think throughout all of this, Kate has tried very much to be the peacemaker. Remember that she and Harry were at one point incredibly close. She, Prince William were a very special trio and I think shes very keen to try and see that rift closed up.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    Although Meghan has had a successful career in acting, I believe she will quit the profession, she has longstanding philanthropic interests that are compatible with Prince Harry's, so I would expect her to promote the charity initiatives of William Hanson, Harry, and Kate, including mental health awareness, wildlife conservation, and problems to help armed forces veterans, especially those injured in battle. The dynamic trio will become a dynamic quartet.

  5. Meghan Markle:

    Grant Harrold insisted. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry pose for photos and show off Meghan Markle engagement ring. ( AP) Sally Bedell Smith, author of Prince Charles : The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life, although Meghan has had a successful career in acting, I believe she will quit the profession.

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