- a male or female given name.
Examples from the Web for cloris
Then we got Madeline Kahn and Teri Garr and Cloris and Kenny.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
I thought Ellen Burstyn was equally as good as Cloris Leachman.Larry McMurtry: How I Write
April 24, 2013
Your cast mate Cloris Leachman also earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress.Martha Plimpton Strikes Comic Gold
Maria Elena Fernandez
September 9, 2011
Englund even co-wrote her bestselling 2009 autobiography, Cloris.I Got Betty White Her Job
September 17, 2010
In this famous episode, Phyllis Lindstrom, played by Cloris Leachman, confronts Nivens about her affair with her husband.Betty White’s 15 Funniest Moments
The Daily Beast Video
January 17, 2010
Cloris and Amyntas are now safe enough, and Carinus has the despised but faithful Amarillis to console him.
Techne, perceiving the ill-success of her plot, tells Cloris of Amyntas' resolve.
Word Origin and History for cloris
fem. proper name, from Chloris, Latin form of Greek Khloris, goddess of flowers (later identified with Roman Flora), literally "greenness, freshness," poetic fem. of khloros "greenish-yellow, fresh," related to khloe "young green shoot" (see Chloe).