- one of the 12 apostles of Jesus. Mark 3:18; John 1:40–42.
- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “manly.”
Examples from the Web for andrew
“I do not support gay marriages being recognized in Florida,” he wrote Andrew Walther of Sanford.Jeb Bush’s Unseen Anti-Gay Marriage Emails
January 9, 2015
The big slug happened to hit the suspect in the street, passing through his arm and then striking Police Officer Andrew Dossi.
When the father arrived at the hospital, he was told that Andrew Dossi was in surgery, but the wounds were not life-threatening.
The father of the wounded Officer Andrew Dossi sums it up perfectly.
Andrew and Fergie separated in 1992 after six years of marriage and formally divorced in 1996.Fergie Dives Into Prince Andrew’s Sex Scandal
January 5, 2015
In the Andrew Johnson impeachment case was it not better that things were as they were?'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
But to the uneducated eye of Andrew Lanning it was a great and dignified building.
It was an indescribable change, but Andrew knew that the man had opened his eyes.
Andrew Lanning slipped to the door and turned the key in the lock.
"I've got eleven dollars and fifty cents in my pocket," Andrew said frankly.
- New Testament Saint. one of the twelve apostles of Jesus; the brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland. Feast day: Nov 30
Word Origin and History for andrew
masc. proper name, from Old French Andreu (Modern French André), from Latin Andreas, from Greek Andreas, from andreios "manly," from aner (genitive andros) "man" (see anthropo-). Andrew Millar (1590s) for some forgotten reason became English naval slang for "government authority," and especially "the Royal Navy." St. Andrew (feast day Nov. 30) has long been regarded as patron saint of Scotland. The Andrew's cross (c.1400) supposedly resembles the one St. Andrew was crucified on.