- a Belgian fascist party founded in 1935.
Origin of Rex1
- a male given name.
- Benjamin,1726?–91, American political leader (father of William Henry Harrison).
- Benjamin,1833–1901, twenty-third president of the U.S. 1889–93 (grandson of William Henry Harrison).
- George,1943–2001, English singer and songwriter: lead guitarist for the Beatles.
- Peter,1716–75, English architect in the U.S.
- (Sir) Reginald CareyRex, 1908–90, English stage and film actor.
- William Henry,1773–1841, U.S. general: ninth president of the U.S. 1841.
- a city in SE New York.
- a town in W Pennsylvania.
- a town in NE New Jersey.
- a male given name.
Related Words for rexking, monarch, emperor, czar, sultan, shah, majesty, queen, empress, mogul, kaiser, prince, baron, royal, sovereign, potentate, lord, dame, tycoon, baroness
Examples from the Web for rex
Contemporary Examples of rex
The most famous trail of prints has been nicknamed “Johnny Walker” by researchers and was made by a baby Tyrannosaurus Rex.294 Dinosaurs Once Walked on This Wall in Bolivia
October 24, 2013
Characters like Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson have said climate change is “an engineering problem and it has engineering solutions.”The Big Idea: Can We Outsmart Climate Change?
July 19, 2013
The largest single stockholder at Exxon, CEO and chairman Rex Tillerson, controls .04 percent of its stock.America’s New Oligarchs—Fwd.us and Silicon Valley’s Shady 1 Percenters
May 14, 2013
“His films are brassy, anachronistic,” says Rex Roberts, associate editor with Film International.‘Great Gatsby’ Reviewers Divided: Is Baz Luhrmann a Good Director?
May 9, 2013
I hope Rex, Woody Johnson, and the organization they lead give the proverbial finger to that suggestion.Relax, Jets Fans. It’s Just Football
December 28, 2012
Historical Examples of rex
"I thought you weren't superstitious, Rex;" this was a woman's voice.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
There's no saying what might have happened to you if Rex hadn't been on the job.
The only member of the party who seemed in high spirits was Rex.
This is Rex Slinkard, ranchman, poet-painter, and man of the living world.
There will be no argument to offer or to maintain regarding the work of Rex Slinkard.
- king: part of the official title of a king, now used chiefly in documents, legal proceedings, inscriptions on coins, etcCompare Regina 1
Word Origin for Rex
- Benjamin. 1833–1901, 23rd president of the US (1889–93)
- George. 1943–2001, British rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter: a member of the Beatles (1962–70). His solo recordings include All Things Must Pass (1970) and Cloud Nine (1987)
- Rex (Carey). 1908–90, British actor. His many films include Major Barbara (1940), Blithe Spirit (1945), and My Fair Lady (1964)
- Tony. born 1937, British poet, dramatist, and translator: best known for his poems for television and his translations for the stage
- grandfather of Benjamin, William Henry . 1773–1841, 9th president of the US (1841)
Word Origin and History for rex
"a king," 1610s, from Latin rex (genitive regis) "a king," related to regere "to keep straight, guide, lead, rule," from PIE root *reg- "to rule, to lead straight, to put right" (cf. Sanskrit raj- "king;" Old Irish ri "king," genitive rig; see regal).