- JackWilliam Harrison Dempsey, 1895–1983, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1919–26.
Examples from the Web for dempsey
And yet Dempsey and others have repeatedly said ISIS cannot be defeated militarily.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War
Nancy A. Youssef
January 7, 2015
Dempsey has twice made public statements that seemed to reveal his dissatisfaction with the White House policy.Military Hates White House ‘Micromanagement’ of ISIS War
Josh Rogin, Eli Lake
October 31, 2014
Had they overrun the Iraqi unit,” Dempsey said, “it was a straight shot to the airport.Iraqis Swear: Baghdad Airport is Safe From ISIS
October 13, 2014
After Dempsey acknowledged that he may recommend some ground forces in the future, the Pentagon issued a rare correction.Can Obama Keep His Generals in Check in the War Against ISIS?
Eli Lake, Josh Rogin
September 17, 2014
When Dempsey fought, people died from heart attacks listening on the radio.When New York City Hit Its Stride
July 17, 2014
Dempsey, an Irishman, who was half drunk, forgot to see or say any thing about it.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
Me and Mr. Phinney got a case of trouble on our hands now, Mr. Dempsey, and—'The Depot Master
Joseph C. Lincoln
Here Mr. Dempsey pantomimed the action of tossing off a dram.
Did you ever chance to hear of Dodd and Dempsey, the great wine-merchants?
"Your most obedient," replied Dempsey, returning the salute; and so they parted.
- Jack. real name William Harrison Dempsey. 1895–1983, US boxer; world heavyweight champion (1919–26)
Word Origin and History for dempsey
surname, from Irish Ó Diomasaigh "descendant of Diomasach," literally "proud."