Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

Lowry

[lou-ree] /ˈlaʊ ri/
noun
1.
(Clarence) Malcolm (Boden)
[bohd-n] /ˈboʊd n/ (Show IPA),
1909–57, U.S. novelist, born in England.
2.
a male given name, form of Lawrence.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Lowry
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Mr. Lowry would keep my card for me, and, as a natural consequence, it was lost.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • Mr. Lowry has behaved foolishly, but I desire that nothing more be said about it.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • I see no reason why I, in particular, should be bored by Mr. Lowry's private woes.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • An outbreak of plague there in 1882 is minutely described by Dr Lowry.

  • General Lowry baptized about thirteen of them who were from his brigade.

British Dictionary definitions for Lowry

lowry

/ˈlaʊrɪ/
noun
1.
another name for lory

Lowry

/ˈlaʊrɪ/
noun
1.
L(awrence) S(tephen). 1887–1976, English painter, noted for his bleak northern industrial scenes, often containing primitive or stylized figures
2.
(Clarence) Malcolm. 1909–57, British novelist and writer, best known for his semiautobiographical novel Under the Volcano (1947)
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 Lowry

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Lowry

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for lowry