larry

1
[ lar-ee ]
/ ˈlær i /
|

noun, plural lar·ries.

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

Origin of larry

1
First recorded in 1850–55; of obscure origin

Definition for larry (2 of 4)

larry

2
[ lar-ee ]
/ ˈlær i /

noun, plural lar·ries.


Definition for larry (3 of 4)

Larry

[ lar-ee ]
/ ˈlær i /

noun

a male given name, form of Lawrence, Laurence.

Definition for larry (4 of 4)

Adler

[ ad-ler; for 1–3 also ahd-ler ]
/ ˈæd lər; for 1–3 also ˈɑd lər /

noun


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British Dictionary definitions for larry (1 of 2)

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

British Dictionary definitions for larry (2 of 2)

Adler

/ (German ˈaːdlər) /

noun

(German ˈaːdlər) Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist, noted for his descriptions of overcompensation and inferiority feelings
(ˈædlə) Larry, full name Lawrence Cecil Adler. 1914–2001, US harmonica player

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Medicine definitions for larry

Adler

[ ädlər, ăd- ]
Alfred 1870-1937

Austrian psychiatrist. He rejected Sigmund Freud's emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority.

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