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Chris

[kris]
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noun
  1. a male given name, form of Christopher.
  2. a female given name, form of Christine.
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Examples from the Web for chris

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  • Chris does not know where I am, and he must not be told,—he must never know.

  • The crew of that dirigible of death, Chris discovered, had not had a chance.

    Raiders Invisible

    Desmond Winter Hall

  • Chris's hands were glued to the stick: his nerves were as tight as violin strings.

    Raiders Invisible

    Desmond Winter Hall

  • Chris sprang up and started a leap for the door he could not see.

    Raiders Invisible

    Desmond Winter Hall

  • There were three men visible in the room, and Chris switched his attention now to them.

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    Desmond Winter Hall


Word Origin and History for chris

Chris

pet or familiar form of masc. proper name Christopher or fem. proper name Christine, Christina, etc.

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