a male given name, form of Jeremiah. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for jeremy

Contemporary Examples of jeremy

Historical Examples of jeremy

  • As long as full sensibility remained, Jeremy Pitt had made no sound.

    Captain Blood

    Rafael Sabatini

  • And all he got for his pains and his sweat was the condemnation of Jeremy Pitt.

    Captain Blood

    Rafael Sabatini

  • I remember that we stayed with Dr. Jeremy Stimson, who had married a sister of my mother.


    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • Have we here an explanation of the battalia of Jeremy Taylor and others?

    English Past and Present

    Richard Chevenix Trench

  • The plan of it is known to be partly that of Mr. Jeremy Bentham.

Word Origin and History for jeremy


popular anglicized form of Jeremiah; cf. French Jérémie.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper