Peter, Simon Peter, Saint Peter, St. Peter, Saint Peter the Apostle, St. Peter the Apostle(noun)
disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
cock, prick, dick, shaft, pecker, peter, tool, putz(noun)
obscene terms for penis
The leading Apostle in the New Testament.
The epistles of Peter in the New Testament of the Bible, 1 Peter and 2 Peter attributed to St. Peter.
a common baptismal name for a man. The name of one of the apostles,
to become exhausted; to run out; to fail; -- used generally with out; as, that mine has petered out
Origin: [Etymol. uncertain.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pē′tėr, v.i. in mining, to become exhausted (with out): (fig.) to lose power or value.
pē′tėr, v.i. to call for trumps at whist, by throwing away a higher card of a suit while holding a smaller.—n. this signal for trumps.
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Etymology and Origins
A word employed in America for running up the prices at an auction. It is derived from the Dutch pethur, to run, to hurry. The common name for a confederate of the auctioneer at a mock auction is a “Peter Funk,” that of the fictitious person to whom the goods are knocked down.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Peter' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #807
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Rank popularity for the word 'Peter' in Written Corpus Frequency: #916
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The numerical value of Peter in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Peter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Peter in a Sentence
To me, Peter is not a murderer.
We won't just give carte blanche to Peter.
We are not feeding Peter by starving Paul here.
I can assure Peter Navarro that we are not unprepared.
Peter exercised a zeal which was unregulated by knowledge
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