- a female given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “strength.”
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Contemporary Examples of audrey
Taking over the role of Audrey Griswold from Dana Barron and Dana Hill is a young Juliette Lewis in one of her first film roles.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree
December 12, 2014
Rock the Vote spokeswoman Audrey Gelman told The Daily Beast that Lil Jon “took zero convincing” to do the video.Lil Jon on Midterms: Turn Out for What?
Tim Mak, Asawin Suebsaeng
October 7, 2014
We did street casting to find the kids, and Audrey Tautou will play the mother of the main character.Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’
July 20, 2014
Why did you decide to kill off Audrey, and have that be the “tragic ending”?
Even though he came to London supposedly to save the president, Jack really did come for Audrey.
Historical Examples of audrey
Audrey looked up, but the baby was not looking at her; he was absorbed in his masterpiece.
Wyndham turned abruptly away, and Audrey looked after him as he turned.
He was not going to take any more trouble to get an introduction to Miss Audrey Craven.
From these rapid observations Audrey concluded that Miss Haviland was poor.
The whole thing was very odd; but then the ways of Audrey were inscrutable.
Word Origin and History for audrey
fem. proper name, contracted from Etheldreda, a Latinized form of Old English Æðelðryð, literally "noble might," from æðele "noble" (see atheling) + ðryð "strength, might."