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Definitions for morris
ˈmɔr ɪs, ˈmɒr-; ˌgʌv ərˈnɪərmor·ris

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Morris, Esther Morris, Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris(noun)

    United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)

  2. Morris, William Morris(noun)

    English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)

  3. Morris, Robert Morris(noun)

    leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)

  4. Morris, Gouverneur Morris(noun)

    United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816)


  1. morris(Noun)

    A type of pike.

  2. Morris(ProperNoun)

    derived from the Norman given name Maurice.

  3. Morris(ProperNoun)

    , anglicised from Ó Muirghis.

  4. Morris(ProperNoun)

    , anglicised from Meurig .

  5. Morris(ProperNoun)

    , transferred from the surnames, or a spelling variant of Maurice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morris(noun)

    a Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who accompanies the dance with castanets

  2. Morris(noun)

    a dance formerly common in England, often performed in pagenats, processions, and May games. The dancers, grotesquely dressed and ornamented, took the parts of Robin Hood, Maidmarian, and other fictious characters

  3. Morris(noun)

    an old game played with counters, or men, which are placed angles of a figure drawn on a board or on the ground; also, the board or ground on which the game is played

  4. Morris(noun)

    a marine fish having a very slender, flat, transparent body. It is now generally believed to be the young of the conger eel or some allied fish

  5. Origin: [Sp. morisco Moorish, fr. Moro a Moor: cf. F. moresque, It. moresca.]


  1. Morris

    Maurice De Bevere, better known as Morris, was a Belgian cartoonist and the creator of Lucky Luke. His pen name is an alternate spelling of his first name.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morris

    Morrice, mor′is, Morr′is-dance, n. a Moorish dance: a dance in which bells, rattles, tambours, &c. are introduced.—v.i. Morr′is, to perform by dancing.—ns. Morr′is-danc&prprime;er; Morr′is-pike (Shak.), a Moorish pike.—Nine men's morris, an old English game in which a figure of squares, one within another, was marked out on aboard or on the turf, and eighteen pieces or stones, nine for each side, were moved alternately as at draughts—also Nine men's merils. [Sp. morisco, Moorish—Sp. moro, a Moor.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morris in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morris in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of morris in a Sentence

  1. Jamal:

    TBWA works with Philip Morris

  2. Janet Morris:

    "Restore balance. Deliver justice. That's the mission. Show me you understand. -- Janet Morris and Chris Morris, The Sacred Band

  3. Chris Shoemaker:

    The Morris Award committee wants a distinct voice that takes readers to new places, they have exemplary voice, as well as strong world-building and character development.

  4. Shane MacGuill:

    India is obviously a market of huge potential for vapour products, this ban would decisively cut off access to that potential growth cohort for companies like Juul Labs and PMI (Philip Morris International).

  5. Gerald Margolis:

    The ruling requires the immediate withdrawal of the prosecution against (Philip Morris Thailand) and our employees, we trust that the government will promptly honor its obligation to withdraw the criminal prosecution.

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