(sometimes initial capital letter) a stupid, inept, or boorish person.
the brain or mind.
Other definitions for Clyde (2 of 2)
a river in S Scotland, flowing NW into the Firth of Clyde. 106 miles (170 km) long.
Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in SW Scotland. 64 miles (103 km) long.
a male given name: a Scottish family name, after the Clyde River.
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How to use clyde in a sentence
At a news conference Monday, she cited the restaurants clyde’s and Old Ebbitt Grill.Facing lawsuit over restrictions on Christmas services, D.C. mayor eases coronavirus rules | Julie Zauzmer, Michelle Boorstein | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
Additionally, Protect Freedom PAC has spent $494,000 to help Gurtler while a single-candidate super PAC backing Gurtler has thrown in about $414,000 to support him or hit clyde.
As for clyde, he’s built a reputation for successfully taking on the Internal Revenue Service after it tried to seize nearly $1 million from him.
The campaign arm of the Club for Growth has been very active, spending about $500,000 boosting Gurtler and $653,000 attacking clyde.
However, Gurtler has questioned why clyde’s business has continued to sell guns to the agency, as that is seemingly at odds with clyde’s anti-government rhetoric.
They unleashed a hail of bullets to rival the final scene in ‘Bonnie and clyde.’The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim | Michael Daly | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It has retained a crisis public relations firm, The clyde Group, and disputed the CIR investigation in other media.Why the University of Phoenix’s Favorite Congressman Killed the GI College Aid Bill | Aaron Glantz | July 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
All of them, Tuff and Kellie and clyde and Elsie, like to take this wherever they go: He died doing what he wanted to do.
“Lane done what not many people do,” clyde Frost said in front of his home.
“If anything got in the way of a rodeo, like a ball game, the ball game would have to wait,” clyde Frost said.
The town is built on both sides of the clyde, which is crossed by fine stone bridges, but seven-eighths of it lie on the north.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
He and I were living “doon the watter,” at Dunoon, on the clyde, one summer month.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
As many as six of these little vessels made the clyde their headquarters and sailed at the regattas.
Largs Regatta in 1892 will long be remembered; it was no flat racing, but real steeplechasing in the clyde.
Soon after, in a wilder phase of clyde weather, 'Mab' and 'Varuna' were caught by a fierce squall and laid down to it.
British Dictionary definitions for Clyde
Firth of Clyde an inlet of the Atlantic in SW Scotland. Length: 103 km (64 miles)
a river in S Scotland, rising in South Lanarkshire and flowing northwest to the Firth of Clyde: formerly extensive shipyards. Length: 170 km (106 miles)
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