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Jennifer

[jen-uh-fer]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Guinevere.
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  • "There's something outside," Jennifer said in a small voice.

    Traders Risk

    Roger Dee

  • Just ahead of him, Jennifer caught an erect fin-spine and clung with both arms.

    Traders Risk

    Roger Dee

  • "Nothing like that ever hatched out on Calaxia," said Jennifer.

    Traders Risk

    Roger Dee

  • Jennifer Trevor shook her head in her most ominous style at the date.

    Robin Tremayne

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • "The hell with your Aunt Jennifer," Houston interrupted suddenly.

    The Penal Cluster

    Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)


Word Origin and History for jennifer

Jennifer

fem. proper name, from Welsh Gwenhwyvar, from gwen "fair, white" + (g)wyf "smooth, yielding." The most popular name for girls born in America 1970-1984; all but unknown there before 1938. Also attested as a surname from late 13c.

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