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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Louis, Joe Louis, Joseph Louis Barrownoun

    United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)

Wiktionary

  1. Louisnoun

    A male given name from French.

    "It is hardly a week since you called me your future husband, and treated me as such; now I am once more the tutor for you: I am addressed as Mr. Moore, and Sir; your lips have forgotten Louis."

    Etymology: From French Louis, from Middle French Loïs, Loïc, &c., from Old French Looïs, Luis, Lodhwig, &c., from Latin Ludovicus, from Clodovicus, from Frankish reconstructed as *Hlōdowig, *Hlūdawīg, &c., from Proto-Germanic words reconstructed as *hlūdaz ("loud; famous") + *wīgą ("battle") . Doublet of Lewis and, more remotely, Aloysius, Luis, Ludwig, Luigi, and Clovis.

  2. Louisnoun

    A female given name

    Etymology: From French Louis, from Middle French Loïs, Loïc, &c., from Old French Looïs, Luis, Lodhwig, &c., from Latin Ludovicus, from Clodovicus, from Frankish reconstructed as *Hlōdowig, *Hlūdawīg, &c., from Proto-Germanic words reconstructed as *hlūdaz ("loud; famous") + *wīgą ("battle") . Doublet of Lewis and, more remotely, Aloysius, Luis, Ludwig, Luigi, and Clovis.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Louis

    lōō′i, n. a French gold coin superseded in 1795 by the 20-franc piece—also Lou′is-d'or.—adjs. Lou′is-Quatorze′, characteristic of the reign of Louis XIV. (1643-1715), in architecture and decoration; Lou′is-Quinze, of that of Louis XV. (1715-74); Lou′is-Seize, of that of Louis XVI. (1774-92); Lou′is-Treize, of that of Louis XIII. (1610-43).

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. louis

    The name of a military order in France, instituted by Louis XIV. in 1693. Their collars were of a flame color, and passed from left to right. The king was always grand master.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Louis' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4191

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Louis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Louis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Louis in a Sentence

  1. Pamela Adlon:

    When I was first coming up with the idea for the show, it was really hard for me, I was talking to Louis about it – I could come up with ideas for him all day, and when it came to me, it stopped, i always knew that telling a story about girls at three different stages developmentally was very interesting to me.

  2. Ross Benes:

    I don't think the rich people who normally buy Louis Vuitton are going to be outraged their merchandise is cheap in a game, i'd be more concerned with tarnishing the video game brand, if you consider the video game to be a brand. Gamers can be a feisty crowd sometimes.

  3. Tiger Woods:

    I missed a few putts out there, but Im not too bummed out about it, because I hit them on my lines, i can live with that. I can live with days when Im hitting putts on my lines and they just dont go in. Thats the way it goes. Tiger Woods KNOWS HES IN GOOD SHAPE AFTER SHOOTING 70 IN MASTERS FIRST ROUND With the incident behind him, hes looking to win his first major in 11 years. Tiger Woods placed second in the PGA Championship last year. Tiger finished the round with a 4-under 68, to give Tiger Woods 6-under for the championship, just a stroke behind leaders Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Brooks Koepka. Injuries have made the star look human in recent years, but many are hoping this Masters tournament will mark his long overdue comeback. Woods last Masters victory came in 2005. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP.

  4. Douglas Macgregor:

    They feel entitled, and when the food stamps stop, when the free services end, when the heating bills aren't paid and the heating doesn't come through in many of these large cities — Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, New Orleans, San Francisco, Los Angeles — this underclass that resides in these places, I think could become very violent.

  5. Harry Styles:

    I love those guys, they are my brothers. Niall, Liam, Louis... ringo, yeah that's it.

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