- Slang. crack(def 33).
Origin of roxanne
- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for roxanne
Bookseller Roxanne Coady has worried about her son for 21 years.10 Books for My Son the Graduate
June 5, 2012
Incensed by this, Valerie reacts in kind by doing a sort of quasi-Lambada with her homegirl Roxanne.Red Riding Hood Stinks!
March 11, 2011
It is the inspiration for films like Roxanne, The Truth About Cats and Dogs, and Hitch.Sex Advice from Cyrano
July 23, 2009
Roxanne suggests that perhaps it is the quietness of much Irish writing that makes it hard to market here.
Surely, as Roxanne also suggests, their publishers need to do a better job of promoting their books here.
Roxanne saw and heard it all, because she couldn't help it, from the window.
I wonder how the boys and girls are going to like Roxanne's being friends with me.
I went this afternoon, and I believe God sent me and so does Roxanne.
But I've got that smile from Roxanne and I'm going to believe it was meant for the real me.
I was scared and so was Roxanne as we hugged each other as women always do from fright.
Word Origin and History for roxanne
fem. proper name, from French, from Latin Roxane, from Greek Rhoxane, of Persian origin (cf. Avestan raoxšna- "shining, bright"). Spelling influenced by Anne.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper