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[kris] /krɪs/
a male given name, form of Christopher.
a female given name, form of Christine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Chris does not know where I am, and he must not be told,—he must never know.

  • Chris's hands were glued to the stick: his nerves were as tight as violin strings.

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  • The crew of that dirigible of death, Chris discovered, had not had a chance.

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  • But from aloft Chris saw the trick and how the camouflage was worked.

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  • But at the same instant Chris leaped desperately from the cockpit of the scout.

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Word Origin and History for Chris

pet or familiar form of masc. proper name Christopher or fem. proper name Christine, Christina, etc.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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