Definition for evelyn (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for evelyn
Borges had an almost Evelyn Waugh-like capacity for sucking up to the upper classes.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yup, Evelyn and Donald Knapp are “ordained Christian ministers” suing for the right to discriminate.Refusing to Marry Same-Sex Couples Isn’t Religious Freedom, It’s Just Discrimination|Sally Kohn|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How has transitioning meshed with raising your daughter, Evelyn?
In the end, it was not Leonard who had the guts to press and release—it was Evelyn Aron.
In 1948, Charles Aron, co-owner of Aristocrat, divorced his wife, Evelyn.
She called Evelyn to witness that from the first it had been her work entirely.The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers|Mary Cholmondeley
He turned to glance at his watch, and to kill the last five minutes of the prescribed time he thought of Evelyn's scruples.Evelyn Innes|George Moore
The last few months of Warry's life had won him this eulogy—the work which he had done for Evelyn.The Main Chance|Meredith Nicholson
Evelyn looked about helplessly for something with which to bandage it.The Fifth-Dimension Tube|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
"He will tell you about that to-morrow," Evelyn answered with a blush.The Coast of Adventure|Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for evelyn (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for evelyn (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for evelyn
fem. proper name, a double diminutive of Eve or in some cases from Old High German Avelina, from Avi. Popular (top 20) for girls born in U.S. c.1910-1930 and rising in popularity again 2000s.