O'Connor

[ oh-kon-er ]

noun
  1. Flannery Mary Flannery O'Connor, 1925–64, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.

  2. Frank Michael Francis O'Donovan, 1903–66, Irish writer.

  1. John Joseph, Cardinal, 1920–2000, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1984–2000.

  2. Sandra Day, 1930–2023, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1981–2006 and first woman appointed to that position.

  3. Thomas Power, 1848–1929, Irish journalist, author, and political leader.

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How to use O'Connor in a sentence

  • Dr. O Connor's expression changed from patient wisdom to irritation.

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British Dictionary definitions for O'Connor

O'Connor

/ (əʊˈkɒnə) /


noun
  1. Feargus. 1794–1855, Irish politician and journalist, a leader of the Chartist movement

  2. (Mary) Flannery. 1925–64, US novelist and short-story writer, author of Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear it Away (1960)

  1. Frank, real name Michael O'Donovan. 1903–66, Irish short-story writer and critic

  2. Thomas Power, known as Tay Pay. 1848–1929, Irish journalist and nationalist leader

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