What does harry mean?

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ˈhær ihar·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeverb

    annoy continually or chronically

    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

  2. harry, ravageverb

    make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes

GCIDE

  1. Harrynoun

    Harold or Henry; a nickname.

Wiktionary

  1. harryverb

    To bother; to trouble.

    We shall harry the enemy at every turn until his morale breaks and he is at our mercy.

    Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Henri.

  2. Harrynoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages, also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold.

    Yet weep that Harry's dead, and so will I; / But Harry lives that shall convert those tears / By number into hours of happiness.

    Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Old French Henri.

  3. Harrynoun

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Old French Henri.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harryverb

    to strip; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came several times and harried the land

  2. Harryverb

    to agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass

  3. Harryverb

    to make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harry

    har′i, v.t. to plunder: to ravage: to destroy: to harass:—pr.p. harr′ying; pa.p. harr′ied.n. Harr′ier, one who, or that which, harries: a kind of hawk so named from its harrying or destroying small animals.—Harrying, or Harrowing, of hell, the spoiling of hell, the delivery by Christ, upon His descent into hell after the crucifixion, of the souls of patriarchs and prophets there held in bondage by Satan (1 Pet. iii. 19)—a favourite subject of Christian art, and of our own medieval writers of Mysteries. [A.S. hergian, from A.S. here, gen. herg-es, an army; Ger. heer.]

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  1. Harry

    (See Thomas and Richard.)

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    Rank popularity for the word 'harry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2212

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    Rank popularity for the word 'harry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3843

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of harry in a Sentence

  1. Andy Stenning/Mirrorpix/Getty Images -RRB- McGrady:

    I’m thrilled they are coming together and that Harry did make the trip.

  2. falcon lover xxx:

    all my life I have fancied a beautiful man by the name of murthaza he makes me happy when I am sad. he makes me feel things I have always dreamed of -harry james

  3. Robin Williams:

    Maybe one day, say if [Harry] goes to Yale and becomes president.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    Our conversation was I was complaining about not liking Donald Trump, he said 'give Donald Trump a chance,’ i sort of disagreed with that but I still like Harry. That was his politics, I had my politics.

  5. Tim Crowley:

    They told Mel Christler that it was the first plane used by Dwight Eisenhower as president, so Mel Christler decided to restore it with another fellow named Harry Oliver... and they flew it around in the early'90s. Attempts to sell the plane fell through and, after Mel Christler died, it eventually ended up at Marana Regional Airport where it now sits, after changing ownership to another group which includes Harry Oliver. They are now trying to sell it. Various entities have voiced interest, but nobody has yet come up with the money. Timothy Coons, who served as flight engineer on the plane's last flight 10 years ago, said.

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