Christie

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[ kris-tee ]
/ ˈkrɪs ti /

noun

Agatha, 1891–1976, English novelist of detective fiction.
a male given name, form of Christopher.
a female given name, form of Christine.

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Definition for Christie (2 of 2)

Christie2

or Chris·ty

[ kris-tee ]
/ ˈkrɪs ti /

noun (sometimes lowercase)Skiing.

any of several skiing turns executed in order to change direction on a downhill run or for decreasing speed or stopping, especially a turn in which the body is swung around with the skis kept parallel.
Also called Christiania.

Origin of Christie

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1915–20; by shortening; see -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for Christie

Christie
/ (ˈkrɪstɪ) /

noun

Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
John (Reginald Halliday). 1898–1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants
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