Definition for gerry (2 of 3)
Definition for gerry (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for gerry
But I also fell in love with Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson, and Gerry Rafferty.
The killing of a widowed mother of 10 has been hanging over Gerry Adams for 40 years.Sinn Fein Boss Gerry Adams Wanted This Murder Bust|Ed Moloney|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Legendary country radio DJ and songwriter Gerry House has been ensconced in the Nashville scene since 1975.Is Gay Singer Steve Grand Really Country Music’s Frank Ocean?|Hugh Ryan|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At Queens College, she met Gerry Goffin, a charismatic chemistry major who supplied the lyrics to her chords and melodies.‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ Review: A Few Discordant Notes, But Damn Great Songs|Daniel Gross|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Liverpool, no one wrote original songs; John and Paul believed they could be the Carole King and Gerry Goffin of England.The Beatles Succeeded Through Talent, Ambition, and a Lot of Arrogance|Andrew Romano|November 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the midst of the good-bys Gerry and Felipe moved swiftly toward each other.The Camp Fire Girls Behind the Lines|Margaret O'Bannon Womack Vandercook
Yes, Meg, we did unearth something and that is why Bob and Gerry hurried away in so mysterious a fashion.Meg of Mystery Mountain|Grace May North
She grew reflective and silent over it, and then roused herself to wonder, illogically, why Gerry hadn't gone on talking.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
Gerry wondered about it—and then a dim figure rose up in the shadows immediately before him.
Closana was a few feet away from Gerry, fastened to the next stake.
British Dictionary definitions for gerry (1 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for gerry (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for gerry
surname, from Gaelic Maolagan, Old Irish Maelecan, a double diminutive of mael "bald," hence "the little bald (or shaven) one," probably often a reference to a monk or disciple. As "stew made with whatever's available," 1904, hobo slang, probably from a proper name. The golf sense of "extra stroke after a poor shot" (1949) is sometimes said to be from the name of a Canadian golfer in the 1920s whose friends gave him an extra shot in gratitude for driving them over rough roads to their weekly foursome at St. Lambert Country Club near Montreal.