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Barry

[ bar-ee ]
/ ˈbær i /
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noun
Sir Charles, 1795–1860, English architect.
John, 1745–1803, American naval commander in the Revolution.
Leonora Marie Kearney "Mother Lake", 1849–1930, U.S. labor leader and social activist, born in Ireland.
Philip, 1896–1949, U.S. playwright.
a male given name: from an Irish word meaning “spear.”
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British Dictionary definitions for Barry (1 of 3)

barry

Barry Crocker

/ (ˈbærɪ) /

noun
Australian slang a mistake or blunder; a disappointing performance

Word Origin for barry

rhyming slang for shocker

British Dictionary definitions for Barry (2 of 3)

Barry1
/ (ˈbærɪ) /

noun
a port in SE Wales, in Vale of Glamorgan county borough on the Bristol Channel. Pop: 50 661 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for Barry (3 of 3)

Barry2

noun
(ˈbærɪ) Sir Charles . 1795–1860, English architect: designer of the Houses of Parliament in London
(French bari) Comtesse du .See du Barry
John, real name John Barry Prendergast. 1933–2011, British composer of film scores, including several for films in the James Bond series
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