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Larry

[lar-ee]
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noun
  1. a male given name, form of Lawrence, Laurence.
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Examples from the Web for larrys

Historical Examples

  • It was Larrys turn to be in the limelight in the Brooklyns half of the fourth.

    Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team

    Lester Chadwick

  • Larrys got them going before they walk out there; and he knows it too, believe me!

    Peter Cotterell's Treasure

    Rupert Sargent Holland

  • Larrys visiting some of his college friends and will be home in time for the beach party, I think.

    Betty Lee, Senior</p>

    Harriet Pyne Grove

  • She almost told Carolyn about Larrys arranging with Marcella to be with her at supper that night of the party.

    Betty Lee, Senior</p>

    Harriet Pyne Grove

  • But the two were too close for the point to be effective, and Larrys hip and elbow turned the weapon aside.

    Grapes of wrath

    Boyd Cable


British Dictionary definitions for larrys

Larry

noun
  1. happy as Larry or as happy as Larry British, Australian and NZ informal extremely happy

Word Origin

of uncertain origin
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

Word Origin and History for larrys

Larry

masc. proper name, often a familiar form of Lawrence.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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