- a female given name: derived from Gerald.
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Examples from the Web for geraldine
In a watershed moment, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to appear on a major party ticket.The Scathing Sexual Politics of ‘Ghostbusters’
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“Before we had kids, we had Roger,” said their mother, Geraldine McKeever.Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse
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For him, her presence was not enough to balance out “Geraldine Ferraro, Hillary Clinton [and] Betty Friedan.”The Mothers Behind The Girl Scout Cookie Boycott
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And I watched Geraldine Ferraro cross the floor to accept the nomination as vice president.Tammy Baldwin’s Bid to Become U.S. Senate’s First Out Lesbian
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Geraldine Ferraro was a bold vice-presidential pick; so was Dan Quayle; so was Sarah Palin.Mitt Romney’s Pick of Paul Ryan: Bold Doesn’t Always Work
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I dreaded the departure of Lady Geraldine less than the return of ennui.
I could not bear to see either Mr. Devereux or Lady Geraldine.
"Geraldine, my dear, you do not know what you are talking about," said her ladyship.
Geraldine had scarce any other scene in the act save this one.
But Henry would not guess, and Snyder rang the bell for Geraldine.A Great Man
Word Origin and History for geraldine
fem. proper name, fem. form of Gerald.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper