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ˈraɪ liRi·ley

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  1. Riley, James Whitcomb Rileynoun

    United States poet (1849-1916)


  1. Rileynoun

    of origin, variant of Reilly.

  2. Rileynoun

    from Ryley in Lancashire, from ryge +leah.

  3. Rileynoun

    A manufacurer of British motorcars (1907-1969) named after William Riley Jr.

  4. Rileynoun

    used since the 1990s.

  5. Rileynoun

    A surname of Irish origin, variant of Reilly.

  6. Rileynoun

    An English habitational surname from Ryley in Lancashire, from Old English ryge +leah.

  7. Rileynoun

    A manufacturer of British motorcars named after William Riley Jr.

  8. Rileynoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, of 19th century and later usage.

  9. Rileynoun

    A female given name from surname, of 1990s and later usage.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Riley in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Riley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Riley in a Sentence

  1. Riley Bongiorno:

    ( I) tried putting pressure on it and everything and trying to make it stop it and I could just see in Riley Bongiorno eyes that Riley Bongiorno wasn't coming back.

  2. Katie Mulkey:

    This is a common practice that people thinks it’s okay to give Reynoldsburg Officer Nikki Riley babies medicine … to help them sleep.

  3. Morgan Howell Moylan:

    For Riley Howell side hustle, Riley Howell worked for a landscaping company. Riley Howell'd always deliver the biggest trees because Riley Howell was able to pick them up. The old ladies loved Riley Howell.

  4. Bruce Lowrie Chevrolet:

    We are thankful Riley is safe, commend his driving skills during a frightening situation, and our hearts are with other families in Texas that have been affected by these storms.

  5. Police Superintendent Pauline Vicary:

    Sensibly Tamra McBeath-Riley appears to have stayed where the water is and has been drinking that, and thats probably what kept Tamra McBeath-Riley going.

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    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • A. urban
    • B. abrupt
    • C. whirring
    • D. dependable

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