- the mother-in-law of Ruth and the great-grandmother of David. Ruth 1.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “pleasant.”
Examples from the Web for naomi
The recent book by June Carbone and Naomi Cahn, Marriage Markets, suggests that I was on the wrong track.The Real Enemy of Marital Bliss Are Those Most Opposed to Marriage Equality
October 25, 2014
But for true diva status, you need to hurl a phone at an assistant (Naomi Campbell).Ariana Grande, This Is How to Be a Diva
October 21, 2014
[Director] Naomi Foner is the one that told me that Gertrude Stein quote.Jenny Lewis on 'The Voyager,' the End of Rilo Kiley, and High School Classmate Angelina Jolie
August 17, 2014
Naomi Foner has an impressive set of Hollywood accomplishments.Jamie Lee Curtis and Naomi Foner on What It Means to Be ‘Very Good Girls’
Jamie Lee Curtis
July 25, 2014
Naomi Campbell won TV personality of the year and Paloma Faith scooped the solo artist prize.Dame Helen Mirren - Being 70's Gonna Be "F***ing Awesome"!
June 4, 2014
This proprietor was a man of great opulence, and a relative of Naomi.
Naomi sees his hand in whatever occurrence she has witnessed.
Why didn't he go to Naomi Newcomb's; she keeps a regular boardin'-house?Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
And there, too, sat Israel, with Naomi and little black Ali beside him.
Now was Naomi blind for the first time, being no longer dumb.
- Old Testament the mother-in-law of Ruth (Ruth 1:2)Douay spelling: Noemi
Word Origin and History for naomi
fem. proper name, biblical mother-in-law of Ruth, from Hebrew Na'omi, literally "my delight," from no'am "pleasantness, delightfulness," from stem of na'em "was pleasant, was lovely."