or Het·tie



a female given name, form of Hester or Esther.

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Examples from the Web for hettie

Historical Examples of hettie

  • That was a new idea to Hettie; and it puzzled her little brain for a minute: then she laughed out, "Shall I be their grandmother?"

  • I'd counted on Hettie doing a good many odd things, but I never expected that.

    Dixie Hart

    Will N. Harben

  • He continued his attentions to William and his mother, and did much to supply to them the absence of Hettie.

    I've Been Thinking;

    Azel Stevens Roe

  • David Cross writhed under this address; but Hettie could not have pursued a course more likely to confirm him in his purpose.

    I've Been Thinking;

    Azel Stevens Roe

  • So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.

British Dictionary definitions for hettie





a heterosexual person

Word Origin for hettie

C20: shortened from heterosexual
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