[ luh-ret-uh, law-, loh- ]

  1. a female given name, form of Laura.

  • Also Lo·rette [luh-ret, law-, loh-]. /ləˈrɛt, lɔ-, loʊ-/.

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How to use Loretta in a sentence

  • They were the words Loretta had used, and in the voice of each was the same strange tone of disappointment.

  • "Pshaw," said Loretta, but June saw two bright spots come into her pretty cheeks, and she herself burned inwardly.

  • Old Hon and the step-mother alone talked at first, and the others, even Loretta, said never a word.

  • Her cousin Loretta hadn't married, and some folks allowed she'd run away some day yet with young Buck Falin.

  • Sometimes Loretta would come and spend the day, and she seemed little less distressed than June.