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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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
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    Veena
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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. Leora Arnowitz:

    In the final scene, you can see me dancing right beside Leora Arnowitz, and a few days later was when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced the engagement. So we filmed that, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took all our phones and everything, there were police on set, and I thought ‘ this was not normal, ’ and sure enough it was because of [ the engagement ].

  2. Emma Bridgewater:

    In Staffordshire we've got a long tradition of celebrating national events, and what better than a royal wedding, royal themed pottery made in Staffordshire can be traced back to the time of Charles II, and we are thrilled to see celebration through pottery continuing in 2018 with Harry and Meghan.

  3. The Argentinian:

    That's something you'll have to ask them, i love working with Harry with the charity, to be able to give back.

  4. Daniel Snoxell:

    We didn't view him as Prince Harry. We viewed him as Mr Wales, our troop leader, it just adds that next level of pride, on that personal level, knowing him, knowing that he's found someone to settle down with and to be part of that special day.

  5. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval:

    Earlier today, I notified the White House that I do not wish to be considered at this time for possible nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States, i have also spoken to Senators (Harry) Reid, (Dean) Heller and (Mitch) McConnell and expressed the same desire to them. The notion of being considered for a seat on the highest court in the land is beyond humbling and I am incredibly grateful to have been mentioned.

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