- a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “sorrows.”
Examples from the Web for dolores
Rowling is careful, explicit even, to note that this woman was not “the real Dolores Umbridge.”
For so much of the Harry Potter series, Voldemort was the ghost story, but Dolores Umbridge was the actual ghost.
Dolores has abundant gripes, late arrivals, and a sluggish pace among them.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway
August 8, 2014
That love of transforming herself actually makes it fun for Racette to alternate between Mefistofele and Dolores Claiborne.‘Dolores Claiborne’ Star on Her Sudden New Role
September 21, 2013
Dolores Huerta has been arrested 22 times—and badly beaten—for fighting for farmer and immigrant rights.Hero Grandmother Dolores Huerta Honored With Medal of Freedom
May 18, 2012
It is that of Dolores, on the hillside southwest of Tacubaya, just beyond Chapultepec.Aztec Land
Maturin M. Ballou
Well, they had a good time and I guess the Dolores earned her diamonds.Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess
Henry W. Fischer
Dolores he greeted affectionately as a sister he was fond of.
Rosario, carrying her empty baskets, was out on the sidewalk with Dolores.
Yes, sir, Dolores was cross like that, because she was really fond of him!
Word Origin and History for dolores
fem. proper name, from Spanish Maria de los Dolores, literally "Mary of the Sorrows," from plural of dolor, from Latin dolor "pain, sorrow."