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ˈpɛr iPer·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Perry, Ralph Barton Perrynoun

    United States philosopher (1876-1957)

  2. Perry, Matthew Calbraith Perrynoun

    United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858)

  3. Perry, Oliver Hazard Perry, Commodore Perrynoun

    United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819)

  4. perrynoun

    a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider


  1. perrynoun

    A fermented alcoholic beverage made from pears; somewhat analogous to cider.

  2. Perrynoun

    derived from the pyrige (a pear tree).

  3. Perrynoun

    derived from the surname, or a pet form of the rare given name Peregrine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perrynoun

    a fermented liquor made from pears; pear cider

  2. Perrynoun

    a suddent squall. See Pirry

  3. Etymology: [OF. per, F. poir, fr. poire a pear, L. pirum. See Pear the fruit.]


  1. Perry

    Perry is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears. Perry has been common for centuries in England, particularly in the Three Counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and in parts of south Wales; and France, especially Normandy and Anjou. In more recent years, commercial perry has also been referred to as "pear cider", though some organisations do not accept this as a name for the traditional drink.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perry

    per′i, n. an agreeable beverage made by fermenting the juice of pears. [Fr. poiré, from poire, a pear—L. pirum.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. perry

    An old term for a sudden squall.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Perry in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Perry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Perry in a Sentence

  1. The Oscars:

    The Academy receives hundreds of requests to include loved ones and industry colleagues in the Oscars In Memoriam segment, an executive committee representing every branch considers the list and makes selections for the telecast based on limited available time. All the submissions are included on Oscar.com and will remain on the site throughout the year. Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Tim Conway are remembered in theOscar.com gallery.

  2. Van Zandt:

    It was a lot of people involved, not just us, the four musketeers – me, Danny Schechter, Arthur Baker and Hart Perry – but it was really the United Nations to all of the unions in Europe. It was a big movement, we did light that spark, we did light the fuse.

  3. Dan Kildee:

    Dealing with the nutty, goofy fringe of the GOP conference, I don't even think about them. Perry, Boebert and Gosar... forget them.

  4. Rick Perry:

    , Rick Perry suggested Donald Trump with swing state-voters is a headline grabber not a problem solver. ‘ For the last 14 years, I’ve had to live in the real world and deal with real world issues and come up with real world solutions.

  5. Katon Dawson:

    The Perry campaign was in the building for about 60 days, since the beginning of the summer.

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    having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
    • A. butch
    • B. foreordained
    • C. ectomorphic
    • D. proprietary

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