- the personification of fate.
- Moirai, the Fates. See fate (def. 6).
Origin of Moira
Words nearby Moira
How to use Moira in a sentence
Smith attended both funerals as a cop and as the husband of Police Officer Moira Smith, who died on 9/11.
It belonged to Police Officer Moira Smith, who was last seen leading a bleeding civilian to safety from the South Tower.A 9/11 Widow’s Perfect ‘Amazing Grace’ at the Ground Zero Museum|Michael Daly|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Unfortunately, it's just not funny enough," summarized Moira Macdonald at The Seattle Times.Is Kristen Wiig Still ‘Girl Most Likely’ to Succeed?|Kevin Fallon|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Moira Johnston and her breasts have become pseudo-celebrities in downtown Manhattan this summer.
Moira Johnston takes her top off in New York City to draw attention to a state law sanctioning bared breasts in public.
She doubtless represents the Moira or Fate, whose touch deprives him of life.The Story of Perugia|Margaret Symonds
Moira alone remained close to Paul; his arm had encircled her where he sat.
"Patience says that it takes a woman to manage things," retorted Moira wisely.
I mean, of course, names other than Jimmy—and Moira—and the other child.
But most of all, they blossomed about Moira—for the sake, not only of the child, but of his dead love.