[ chan-ing ]

  1. Edward, 1856–1931, U.S. historian.

  2. William El·ler·y [el-uh-ree], /ˈɛl ə ri/, 1780–1842, U.S. Unitarian clergyman and writer.

Words Nearby Channing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Channing in a sentence

  • Also, there was Mrs. Channing, gracious and exquisite, looking as if she had stepped out of one of Rossetti's poems.

    Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
  • Mrs. Channing, her Greek serenity somewhat ruffled, insisted that she had studied the facts for herself.

    Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
  • The baby was lying in the room asleep, and out upon the piazza, he could hear Corydon and Mrs. Channing.

    Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
  • Corydon burned all Channing's books and she wrote a long and indignant letter to Mrs. Channing, and then burned the letter.

    Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
  • Others, like Jefferson and Channing, never lose confidence in their species, and their species never lose confidence in them.