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  1. dernieradjective


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Dernieradjective

    Last. It is a mere French word, and used only in the following phrase.

    In the Imperial chamber, the term for the prosecution of an appeal is not circumscribed by the term of one or two years, as the law elsewhere requires in the Empire, this being the dernier resort and supreme court of judicature. John Ayliffe, Parerg.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dernieradjective

    last; final

  2. Etymology: [F., from OF. darrein, derrain. See Darrein.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dernier is ranked #123064 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dernier surname appeared 140 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Dernier.

    76.4% or 107 total occurrences were White.
    12.8% or 18 total occurrences were Black.
    7.8% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dernier in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dernier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of dernier in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Last breath is rare, therefore expensive. However, we prefer to stay poor ... (Dernier soupir est rare, donc cher. - Pourtant, on préfère rester pauvre...)

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    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    • A. hatched
    • B. greedy
    • C. blistering
    • D. profound

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