or Em·i·lie

[ em-uh-lee ]


  1. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “industrious.”

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Example Sentences

The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.

It was how Charlie recruited Mack (Emily Mortimer) to work at ACN in the first place.

One of the rocks hit Krystyn Atwood, a black girl, and another hit Emily Harr, a white girl.

Emily Kinney told me that Beth and Dawn understood and respected each other on a certain level.

Virginia Woolf loved Wuthering Heights and considered Emily Brontë superior to her sister Charlotte.

Mr. Pickwick paused again: Emily and Arabella sobbed audibly.

One day, just as it had begun to snow, we thought we would fly over and make a call on Emily.

Emily Clark, a native of Richmond, founded and edited a literary, monthly magazine entitled "Reviewer."

Emily refrains from singing while washing up, and wears felt slippers during her duties about the house.

Such, in literal truth, Emily, was my vision—I can call it by no other name—of this afternoon.