What does oliver mean?

Definitions for oliverˈɒl ə vər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oliver.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Oliver, Joseph Oliver, King Oliver(noun)

    United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)


  1. Oliver(Adjective)

    Drunk, pissed.

  2. Oliver(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: Olivier, by folk etymology shaped to look like Late Latin olivarius, but probably representing a West form of Óleifr (modern Olaf and Olof), or ala- + wēraz (modern Alvar, Álvaro). Name of a paladin of Charlemagne in medieval French romance.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oliver

    ol′i-vėr, n. a forge-hammer worked by foot.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Oliver

    a favourite paladin of Charlemagne's, who, along with Roland, rode by his side, and whose name, along with Roland's, has passed into the phrase, a "Roland for an Oliver," meaning one good masterstroke for another, such as both these knights never failed to deliver.

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    Song lyrics by oliver -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by oliver on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oliver' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4135

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oliver' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3911


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oliver in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oliver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Doug Herzog:

    John Oliver's got a job.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    I do not feel betrayed. ... He has a fine record. He is a national hero. (On Oliver L North's work)

  3. Kim Overton:

    Surrogacy can be just as special and beautiful as a natural pregnancy and birth, and without it, our son Oliver would not be here today.

  4. John Oliver:

    Obviously Christianity is the one true faith, but if Islam is correct, u are fucked. I mean you are power fucked." - John Oliver to Alex McFarland

  5. Sarah Evans:

    We are a tight-knit community here. We don't want a protest because we want justice, but if Roy Oliver is cleared, the community will stand up and rally.

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