or Mar·i·lynne



a female given name, form of Mary. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for marilyn

Contemporary Examples of marilyn

Historical Examples of marilyn

  • To me, she looks as good as Marilyn Monroe looks to the average man.


    Richard R. Smith

  • Just now she is touring the West with friends, but, to get back to Marilyn Pensinger.

    Bobs, a Girl Detective

    Grace May North

  • I can only—let's see, Charles, there is Marilyn and Charles.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • Marilyn let her hands fall with a soft crash on the keys and looked up.

    The City of Fire

    Grace Livingston Hill

  • "I was just wondering why," said Marilyn still thoughtfully.

    The City of Fire

    Grace Livingston Hill

Word Origin and History for marilyn


fem. proper name, a diminutive of Mary.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper