What does Terry mean?

Definitions for Terry
ˈtɛr iTer·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Terry, Dame Ellen Terry, Dame Alice Ellen Terrynoun

    English actress (1847-1928)

  2. terry, terry cloth, terryclothnoun

    a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes

Wiktionary

  1. terrynoun

    A type of coarse cotton fabric covered in many small raised loops that is used to make towels, bathrobes and some types of nappy/diaper.

  2. Terrynoun

    from the medieval Norman given name Thierry, cognate of the English Derek.

  3. Terrynoun

    transferred back from the surname, or a diminutive of Terence or of any of its alternative forms.

  4. Terrynoun

    A female given name, diminutive of Teresa or any of its alternative forms.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terrynoun

    a kind of heavy colored fabric, either all silk, or silk and worsted, or silk and cotton, often called terry velvet, used for upholstery and trimmings

Freebase

  1. Terry

    Terry is a town in Hinds County, Mississippi. The population was 1,063 at the 2010 census. It is located near Interstate 55, about 15 miles southwest of Jackson and located in Supervisors District Five of Hinds County. The town is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Terry

    ter′i, n. a pile fabric with uncut loops.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Terry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4151

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Terry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1666

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Terry in a Sentence

  1. Macaulay Porter:

    These are very serious questions, and the McAuliffe campaign seems to be claiming that Terry McAuliffe doesn’t have to follow the law like everyone else who runs for office in Virginia, we will be closely monitoring the situation to ensure all legal requirements are followed.

  2. Bill Cassara:

    Would you believe the person who wrote that letter was kind enough to put his name and return address? it was somewhere in Northern California. And my contact told me the guy was a wheelchair-bound paraplegic. The deputy assured me they were going to this guy’s house and make sure it would never happen again. Doris and Terry were a bit relieved but it certainly brought up those fears. Those fears certainly never left Terry.

  3. Terry McAuliffe:

    Terry and I share a lot in common. I ran against Donald Trump and so is Terry. And I whipped Donald Trump in Virginia and so will Terry, i tell you what, the guy Terry is running against is an acolyte of Donald Trump -- for real.

  4. Biden TransitionBiden:

    Speaking honestly, with empathy and directly to the public about Todd Zubatkin and Terry Moynihan administration will be among the key pillars in White House.

  5. Terry Sullivan:

    There's nobody in the administration, the Senate or a governor's mansion that it doesn't cross State Mike Pompeo mind to run for president. State Mike Pompeo all think about it, the question is whether State Mike Pompeo pull the trigger or not, terry Sullivan( State Mike Pompeo) is one of the few people in the administration who looks pretty good right now to all sides.

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