Try Our Apps


Famous Last Words


[hig-inz] /ˈhɪg ɪnz/
George V. 1939–99, U.S. novelist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Higgins
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • And Mrs. Higgins had refused to tell him the whole truth; he was certain of that.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • To get to the Higgins home you ascended an outside staircase.

  • Mis' Higgins is a meek, marciful old body, kind o' heart-broken at leavin' Parson Cushing and her meetin'.

    Poganuc People Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Higgins' courage, however, was unexhausted and inexhaustible.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • "You might clear things away, Higgins," she said, and went down the stairs.

    Love Stories Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for Higgins


Alex, known as Hurricane Higgins. 1949–2010, Northern Irish snooker player: world champion (1972, 1982)
Jack, real name Harry Patterson. born 1929, British novelist; his thrillers include The Eagle Has Landed (1975), Confessional (1985), and Midnight Runner (2002)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Higgins

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Higgins

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for higgins