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 Terry(noun)

    English actress (1847-1928)

  2. terry, terry cloth, terrycloth(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. terry(Noun)

    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. Terry(ProperNoun)

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

  3. Terry(ProperNoun)

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

  4. Terry(ProperNoun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terry(noun)

    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.

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

How to pronounce Terry?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Terry in sign language?

  1. terry

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. Robert Sykes:

    Gwyneth Paltrow was skiing out of control, what Ms. Paltrow did that day was knock down Terry Sanderson, pick herself up, dust herself off and ski off without rendering any help.

  2. Kristen Winemiller:

    Over the course of several months in 2013-2014 Terry was the victim of an extortion ring led by several men known to law enforcement, this current arrest is connected to the ongoing investigation of that case in which Mr. Bean has fully cooperated.

  3. Larry Finlay:

    I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds, in over 70 books, Sir Terry Pratchett enriched the planet like few before Sir Terry Pratchett. As all who read Sir Terry Pratchett know,' Discworld' was Sir Terry Pratchett vehicle to satirize this world : Sir Terry Pratchett did so brilliantly, with great skill, enormous humor and constant invention.

  4. Aaron Rodgers:

    I’m really thankful for Ted, the fact that I was his first draft pick will always link us together. I always appreciated his steady hand and the conversations that we would have. He always made things pretty clear about what he expected from the team and what he expected from me. TERRY BRADSHAW OFFERING UP $500,000 AND A NEW FORD F-150 TRUCK IN SUNDAY'S FOX BET SUPER 6.

  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.

Images & Illustrations of Terry

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