a female given name, form of Gertrude.

Also called Ger·tie, Ger·ty [gur-tee] /ˈgɜr ti/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of gert

  • Better shave it off before Gert starts kidding you about it.

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

  • The King was the opportunist, Olof the idealist, and Gert the "impossibilist."

    Plays--First Series

    August Strindberg

  • Gert must be thought a man of about sixty, while Christine must be about twenty.

    Master Olof

    August Strindberg

  • As an idealist he was to be represented by Olof; as a realist by Gustaf; and as a communist by Gert.

    Master Olof

    August Strindberg

  • Gert (runs up the steps and beats the church door with his fist).

    Master Olof

    August Strindberg

British Dictionary definitions for gert



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