[ et-uh ]


  1. a female given name, form of Henrietta.

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Example Sentences

The two maintained a close 43-year friendship, during which time Matisse traveled to Baltimore and created works with Etta and the BMA in mind.

Etta James, an avid doll collector who loved going to swap meets and garage sales, died the following morning.

Legendary R&B singer Etta James died Friday after a long battle with leukemia.

And by January 2008, Etta James was ready for the road again.

In addition, it became increasingly difficult to hold a conversation with Etta over the phone.

Etta had apparently “moved in with her son Donto, and filed for divorce” from Mills, who was also her road manager.

"For goodness sake, Etta, don't class yourself among the old fogies," cried Mr. Traill.

Jerry got out of his car, turned to speak to Etta and then walked toward the waiting group.

On the front seat with Jerry was another girl, a glowing-eyed, truly beautiful girl, Etta Dooley.

This did not seem like the same Etta Dooley who had been so reserved when the girls had called at her cabin home.

Come now, Etta, doesn't it sound a whole lot more reasonable than it did at first?