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Definitions for fletcher
ˈflɛtʃ ərfletch·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fletcher, John Fletchernoun

    prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625)


  1. fletchernoun

    One who fletches or feathers arrows.

  2. fletchernoun

    Generally, a manufacturer of bows and arrows.

  3. Fletchernoun

    A surname, from the profession fletcher

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fletchernoun

    A manufacturer of bows and arrows.

    Etymology: from fleche, an arrow, French.

    It is commended by our fletchers for bows, next unto yew. John Mortimer, Husbandry.


  1. fletcher

    Fletcher refers to a person who specializes in making arrows. The word comes from the French word "fleche", meaning "arrow". In medieval times, fletchers played a crucial role in supplying weapons for soldiers. Hence, it is also often used as a forename or a surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fletchernoun

    one who fletches of feathers arrows; a manufacturer of bows and arrows

  2. Etymology: [OF. flechier.]


  1. Fletcher

    Fletcher is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,179 at the 2000 census.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. fletcher

    The man who made or repaired the military bows was so called. Also called bowyer.

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  1. Fletcher

    The inventor of chewing.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fletcher is ranked #382 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fletcher surname appeared 83,063 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 28 would have the surname Fletcher.

    72.8% or 60,520 total occurrences were White.
    20.9% or 17,377 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 2,160 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 1,910 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 615 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 482 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fletcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fletcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fletcher in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Paulson:

    I mean [ Fletcher ] won an Academy Award doing it, so there's no where to go but down, i absolutely feel that pressure because I have an enormous reverence for Louis Fletcher and for Louise Fletcher portrayal in that movie and for the movie itself. This story stands on its own in Sixth Sense that we are starting many years prior to when we meet Nurse Ratched in the movie' Cuckoos Nest,' so I know that I'm not going to be trying to emulate what she did because this is prior to her doing what she did in the movie. I have a little bit of leeway there, but I'm certainly thinking about it.

  2. Fletcher High Schools principal:

    The flag, which is known as the Thin Blue Line flag, has different meaning for different people, and rather than representing the young mans personal feelings, it was being interpreted as a political statement of the team and of Fletcher High Schools, in consultation with the coaches, I determined that the act of using this flag in this personal way, while in the context of the football game opening ceremony, could easily be construed as representing a political position of Fletcher High Schools and not just the personal feelings of the student and his teammates. Therefore, I have determined that it is no longer appropriate to continue.

  3. Guan Pickett:

    I'm not familiar with him, but I know one thing. I'm not going to vote for Brian Fletcher.

  4. Viola Fletcher:

    We asked her for another hearing day because mother( Viola) Viola Fletcher turns 108 on May 10, and we asked Caroline Wall and... we said' look, this issue needs to be resolved before this lady turns 108 years old.' And that's why she granted that hearing.

  5. Angela Lansbury:

    People say to me,' Well, how can you play Jessica Fletcher and then you come along and play Madame Arcati ?' i say,' It's all about imagination.' That's what acting is, is imagination. If you don't have imagination, you're not going to want to play different roles. I've always wanted to attack roles that didn't appear to be something I'd ever done before.

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    excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    A tight
    B frantic
    C alternate
    D reassuring

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