Origin of phoebe
Examples from the Web for phoebe
Contemporary Examples of phoebe
So when he told me, 'You can come to my show, but you can't come to see Phoebe, and you can't come to see Riccardo, that was odd.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture
December 23, 2014
Remember when Chandler was sexually attracted to sharks and Phoebe raised a litter of baby rats?15 Times ‘Friends’ Was Really, Really Weird
September 18, 2014
Also making Time's list are Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and Céline's creative director, Phoebe Philo.Beyonce Covers Time's '100 Most Influential People' Issue; Michelle Obama to Cut Ribbon at Anna Wintour Costume Center
The Fashion Beast Team
April 24, 2014
There was that innocently ignoble time Phoebe Buffay pretended she was a physician named Dr. Regina Phalange.Scandal’s Lisa Kudrow on Sexism in Politics (and That Epic Rant)
November 14, 2013
In a shocking turn, minimalist Phoebe Philo presented a bold new aesthetic for Céline next spring.Céline's New Look
September 30, 2013
Historical Examples of phoebe
Phoebe's tears at parting made Staines feel uncomfortable, and he said so.A Simpleton
How many times must I tell you to put a clean dress on Phoebe every day?What's-His-Name
George Barr McCutcheon
Phoebe looked at her for a moment longer rather wistfully, and turned away.Good Indian
B. M. Bower
“Well, I would rather have a character for something better,” said Phoebe.
We never had but one,” said Phoebe, the quiver coming again into her voice, “and—it died.
Word Origin for phoebe
small North American flycatcher, pewit, 1700, phebe, so called in imitation of its cry; spelling altered (1839) by influence of the woman's proper name Phoebe.
fem. proper name, late 14c., originally a name of Artemis as the goddess of the moon, from Latin Phoebe, from Greek phoibos "bright, pure," of unknown origin. The fem. form of Phoebus, an epithet of Apollo as sun-god.