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ˈkɛl iKel·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kelly, Emmett Kelly, Weary Willienoun

    United States circus clown (1898-1979)

  2. Kelly, Grace Kelly, Grace Patricia Kelly, Princess Grace of Monaconoun

    United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)

  3. Kelly, Gene Kelly, Eugene Curran Kellynoun

    United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)

Wiktionary

  1. Kellynoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Kellynoun

    A surname, Anglicised from the Irish Ó Ceallaigh.

  3. Kellynoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  4. Kellynoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname, popular from the 1960s to the 1990s.

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  1. kelly

    Song lyrics by kelly -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by kelly on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kelly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4492

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kelly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3010

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kelly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kelly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Kelly in a Sentence

  1. Carl Bernstein:

    ( The book) is a reconstruction of meeting after meeting after meeting in which you begin to wonder why doesn't John Kelly, the chief of staff, go to the Congress of the United States in executive session, resign for the good of the country, go to the Congress and say' I want to answer all of your questions about this president in full about what the context is, about what's in this book, et cetera, et cetera,' and then let's see how it holds up.

  2. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly:

    We have got to get to the point of looking very, very hard at who is running for office, Kelly said. We need to look at their character, their record on integrity, morality ... then say, 'Now let's talk politics.

  3. Donald Trump:

    GeneralJohn Kellymay be trying to institute military-style discipline in the West Wing, but that has n’t put a stop to the civil war happening over President Donald Trump’s National Security Council. If anything, the dawning of the John Kelly era may have accelerated that war. The national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, has removed three NSC aides loyal to Trump aideSteve Bannonin the last three weeks. Bannon allies inside and outside the administration have fired back, starting rumors that McMaster is on his way out the door and documenting the Army general’s deviations from President Donald Trump. The latest move against Bannonites came Wednesday when McMaster fired the NSC’s senior director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick. McMaster’s previous attempt to remove Ezra Cohen-Watnick from the staff had been blocked by Bannon and President Donald Trump himself. … Meanwhile, Bannon’s allies outside White House are trying to put the squeeze on McMaster. On Wednesday, radio hostLaura Ingrahamtweeteda months-old article from theNew York Timesabout McMaster’s ‘ break with the administration on Islam. ’.

  4. Joy Behar:

    McCain said. Behar was apparently inflamed by McCain’s comment. We're talking about Kelly. We're talking about Kelly! We are not talking about abuse right now, don’tsay something like that. McCain attempted to point out that Behar was laughing but the liberal host interrupted.

  5. John Kelly:

    John Kelly always knows where I stand, and John Kelly and I both know this story is total BS.

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