or Het·tie

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Examples from the Web for hettie

Historical Examples of hettie

  • Hettie, what's the reason you don't want to talk serious with me?

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • One night Hettie went to bed, and forgot to put her pet in its cage.

  • But the fact was that both Hettie and Arthur were carried away by a rush of passion.

    Not Guilty

    Robert Blatchford

  • Hettie was her bright star; hope always rose when she appeared.

    I've Been Thinking;

    Azel Stevens Roe

  • Just then, the conversation was interrupted by the entrance of Hettie.

    I've Been Thinking;

    Azel Stevens Roe

British Dictionary definitions for hettie


  1. heterosexual
  1. a heterosexual person

Word Origin for hettie

C20: shortened from heterosexual
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