- James (Augustine Aloysius),1882–1941, Irish novelist.
- WilliamLord Haw-Haw, 1906–46, U.S. and English Nazi propagandist in Germany.
- a female or male given name: from a French word meaning “joy.”
Examples from the Web for joyce
Psychologist Joyce Benenson has spent 25 years studying the different ways men and women compete.People Prefer ‘The Bachelor’ to ‘The Bachelorette.’ Why? It’s Science.
July 1, 2014
That Joyce has stopped being about literature and is almost a religion to a lot of people.The Prodigious Roddy Doyle Is the Celtic Tiger of Irish Literature
March 17, 2014
On our way back into Città Vecchia we poke our heads into some random, hole-in-the-wall joints looking for signs of Joyce.
This is where Joyce began writing Circe, the night town episode of Ulysses.
Gone are the working-man dive bars where Joyce would binge drink and ponder his literary hardship.
I glanced at Joyce, and she at me, then both of us at Pending.Lighter Than You Think
The men all escaped and went to Corporal Joyce's lonely post at Fullerton.Policing the Plains
The door of Joyce's state-room opposite was also upon the hook for the sake of air.
It's whispered that she is going to marry Joyce—of Malduna Island, you know.
Joyce bethought himself of some cigars in his state-room and went back.
- James (Augustine Aloysius). 1882–1941, Irish novelist and short-story writer. He profoundly influenced the development of the modern novel by his use of complex narrative techniques, esp stream of consciousness and parody, and of compound and coined words. His works include the novels Ulysses (1922) and Finnegans Wake (1939) and the short stories Dubliners (1914)
- William, known as Lord Haw-Haw. 1906–46, British broadcaster of Nazi propaganda to Britain, who was executed for treason
Word Origin and History for joyce
proper name, earlier Josse, Goce, etc., and originally used of both men and women. Of Celtic origin. Joycean, in reference to the fiction of Irish writer James Joyce (1882-1941) is attested from 1927.