Examples from the Web for ernest
In the edited conversation below, Earley, 53, talks of Ernest Hemingway, technical challenges, and stumbling toward the light.
Year after year they have to endure the torment of being required to live up to the role that Ernest Hemingway gave them.
At first glance, the late Sir Ernest Gowers looks—to put it bluntly—like a bit of a W——-.
So far, so dull—except there was a lot more to Sir Ernest Gowers than that.
After all, Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American authors of the 20th century.
The Doctor was very much affected at the way Ernest had spoken.Ernest Bracebridge|William H. G. Kingston
I do not think one glance of mine had wandered from the stage, save to meet the eye of Ernest.Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz
Susan had been retained too securely by Christina to be likely to side with Ernest all in a moment.The Way of All Flesh|Samuel Butler
There are girls who could be perfectly happy in the position you picture for yourself with Ernest, but not you.A Woman of the World|Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I can't put Ernest and Letty in the blue room, there's only the single bed.Joy (First Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
Word Origin and History for ernest
masc. proper name, from French Ernest, of German origin (cf. Old High German Ernust, German Ernst), literally "earnestness" (see earnest). Among the top 50 names for boys born in U.S. from 1880 through 1933.