[ al-jer-nuhn, -non ]
/ ˈæl dʒər nən, -ˌnɒn /
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a male given name: from an Old North French word meaning “whiskered.”
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Words nearby Algernon
Algeria, Algerian, Algerian stripe, algerienne, Algerine, Algernon, algesia, algesimeter, algetic, Al-Ghazzali, Alghero
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How to use Algernon in a sentence
Flowers for Algernon is one of the first great stories I remember reading as a kid.Richard Powers on His Latest Book, Bewilderment—And Why Children Are the Ones to Call Out Climate Change Evasion|Elijah Wolfson|September 23, 2021|Time
Why, Algernon, all London talks of your industry and perseverance: you're not merely a philosopher, man; hang it!
There is no reason you should break your tea-cup, because Algernon asks a harmless question.
Algernon Deuceace, you don't want a father to tell you that you are a swindler and a spendthrift!
I have been awake all this long night, thinking of thee, my Algernon, and longing for the blissful hour of meeting.
The old man's voice was not so firm as usual when he said this; and he looked up at Algernon with an appealing look.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope