Kim

[ kim ]
/ kɪm /
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noun

a male or female given name.

Definition for kim (2 of 3)

Philby

[ fil-bee ]
/ ˈfɪl bi /

noun

Harold Adrian RussellKim, 1912–1998, British double agent: defected to U.S.S.R. 1963.

Definition for kim (3 of 3)

Campbell

[ kam-buh l, kam-uh l ]
/ ˈkæm bəl, ˈkæm əl /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for kim (1 of 2)

Campbell

/ (ˈkæmbəl) /

noun

Sir Colin, Baron Clyde. 1792–1863, British field marshal who relieved Lucknow for the second time (1857) and commanded in Oudh, suppressing the Indian Mutiny
Donald. 1921–67, English water speed record-holder
Sir Malcolm, father of Donald Campbell. 1885–1948, English racing driver and land speed record-holder
Mrs Patrick, original name Beatrice Stella Tanner. 1865–1940, English actress
Roy. 1901–57, South African poet. His poetry is often satirical and includes The Flaming Terrapin (1924)
Thomas. 1777–1844, Scottish poet and critic, noted particularly for his war poems Hohenlinden and Ye Mariners of England

British Dictionary definitions for kim (2 of 2)

Philby

/ (ˈfɪlbɪ) /

noun

Harold Adrian Russell, known as Kim. 1912–88, English double agent; defected to the Soviet Union (1963)
his father, H (arry) Saint John (Bridger). 1885–1960, British explorer, civil servant, and Arabist
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Word Origin and History for kim

Campbell


family name, from Gaelic caimbeul "wry or crooked mouth," from cam "crooked, deformed, one-eyed, cross-eyed." Also in surname Cameron, from Gaelic camshron "wry or hooked nose" (in the Highland clan; the Lowland name is for a locality in Fife). The Campbell Soup Company was started in 1869 by Joseph A. Campbell; Warhol began painting their cans in 1962.

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