Dictionary.com

Eugene

[ yoo-jeen or, for 2, yoo-jeen ]
/ yuˈdʒin or, for 2, ˈyu dʒin /
Save This Word!

noun
a city in W Oregon.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “wellborn.”

COMPARE COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS

These are smilar words, and share related meanings, but their uses are very different. Click on the buttons to learn more about these commonly confused words.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Other definitions for Eugene (2 of 2)

Eugène
[ œ-zhen ]
/ œˈʒɛn /

noun
Prince François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan, 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Eugene in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Eugene

Eugène
/ (French øʒɛn) /

noun
Prince, title of François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan. 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France: with Marlborough defeated the French at Blenheim (1704), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK