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[jer-uh-mee] /ˈdʒɛr ə mi/
a male given name, form of Jeremiah. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As long as full sensibility remained, Jeremy Pitt had made no sound.

    Captain Blood Rafael Sabatini
  • And all he got for his pains and his sweat was the condemnation of Jeremy Pitt.

    Captain Blood Rafael Sabatini
  • I remember that we stayed with Dr. Jeremy Stimson, who had married a sister of my mother.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
  • Have we here an explanation of the battalia of Jeremy Taylor and others?

    English Past and Present Richard Chevenix Trench
  • The plan of it is known to be partly that of Mr. Jeremy Bentham.

Word Origin and History for Jeremy

popular anglicized form of Jeremiah; cf. French Jérémie.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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