Ernie

[ur-nee]
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noun

a male given name, form of Ernest.
a female given name, form of Ernestine.

Pyle

[pahyl]

noun

ErnestErnie, 1900–45, U.S. war correspondent and journalist.
Howard,1853–1911, U.S. illustrator and author.
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Ernie

noun

(in Britain) a machine that randomly selects winning numbers of Premium Bonds

Word Origin for Ernie

C20: acronym of E lectronic R andom N umber I ndicator E quipment
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