Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Sandra

[san-druh, sahn-] /ˈsæn drə, ˈsɑn-/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Alexandra.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Sandra
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • "I didn't think of such a thing, either—any more than you did," Sandra said.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
  • Sandra's voice quivered, her face was a study in contacting emotions.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
  • Sandra tried to think of one bit of evidence, but could not.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
  • Finally he took the thing up with Sandra, who merely laughed at him.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
  • Sandra had dropped in one evening to see Hilton about a bit of business.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
Word Origin and History for Sandra

fem. proper name, originally short for Alexandra. Little used before c.1920; a top-20 name for girls born in the U.S. 1938-1967.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for sandra

Word Value for Sandra

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends