- a female given name, form of Katherine.
Also Kath·lene, Kath·lyn, Kath·lynne [kath-lin] /ˈkæθ lɪn/.
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Examples from the Web for kathleen
“It was nice, he opened doors, he pulled out chairs,” Kathleen Mangan had testified during the trial.Why NYPD Couldn’t Cook The ‘Cannibal Cop’
July 2, 2014
She was the Kathleen Hanna of Hollywood—a punk rock princess in a Barbie world.Lori Petty on ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ the Halcyon ‘90s, and Discovering Jennifer Lawrence
June 8, 2014
Just like Kathleen Sebelius with Obamacare, V.A. chief Eric Shinseki now embodies the VA scandal.Why Dems Are Tripping Over Each Other to Push The V.A. Chief Out
Ben Jacobs, Tim Mak
May 29, 2014
Kathleen Willey was a White House volunteer who said she was groped by Bill Clinton in the Oval Office in 1993.These Clinton Haters Can’t Quit the Crazy
May 22, 2014
Smith College President Kathleen McCartney, who is apparently the only sane person in the room at that institution.The Oh-So-Fragile Class of 2014 Needs to STFU And Listen to Some New Ideas
May 13, 2014
"It certainly is nice to be liked," returned Kathleen softly.
The two embraced, then Grace passed Kathleen on to Patience.
Kathleen wouldn't let me, but she says I must tell them if you say so.
But he was very fond of the princess Kathleen, and so he did not know what to do.Irish Fairy Tales
"Kathleen Mavourneen" is one of his favourites, and she can make him cry over it.'Lord Kilgobbin