larry

1
[ lar-ee ]
/ ˈlær i /

noun, plural lar·ries.

a hoe with a perforated blade for mixing mortar or plaster.

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Origin of larry

1
First recorded in 1850–55; of obscure origin

Definition for larry (2 of 3)

larry2
[ lar-ee ]
/ ˈlær i /

noun, plural lar·ries.

Definition for larry (3 of 3)

Larry
[ lar-ee ]
/ ˈlær i /

noun

a male given name, form of Lawrence, Laurence.
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British Dictionary definitions for larry

Larry
/ (ˈlærɪ) /

noun

happy as Larry or as happy as Larry British, Australian and NZ informal extremely happy

Word Origin for Larry

of uncertain origin
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