RalphCharles William Gordon, 1860–1937, Canadian novelist and clergyman. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for connor

Contemporary Examples of connor

Historical Examples of connor

  • As I was coming up just now I met old Connor's boy; he was coming up here, too.

  • She glanced down at her fresh plate which Mrs. Connor had just placed before her.


    Robert W. Chambers

  • But mostly he drags the cruel burden of Connor's lawn-mower.


    Robert W. Chambers

  • Put the specimens into your pocket, Joe; we must keep them to show to Connor.

  • "Sounds overly melodramatic to me," Connor said when they were outside.


    Albert Teichner

Word Origin and History for connor


masc. proper name, little used in U.S. before 1980; in the top 100 names given to boys from 1992; apparently an alteration and appropriation of the surname Conner (13c.), representing Old English cunnere "examiner, inspector" (e.g. ale-conner (see con (n.2)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper