Origin of roxanne
Definition for roxanne (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for roxanne
Bookseller Roxanne Coady has worried about her son for 21 years.
Incensed by this, Valerie reacts in kind by doing a sort of quasi-Lambada with her homegirl Roxanne.
It is the inspiration for films like Roxanne, The Truth About Cats and Dogs, and Hitch.
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.
And Roxanne, instead of blushing, got pale and put her arm around my neck.
First, I pinned one in the tie of my middy and then, with stern determination, I handed one to Roxanne.
The others never notice that Roxanne's hands are never empty of patching jobs.
Roxanne was the first one to speak, and as usual she had seen the rosy side of something, even if it was not the real thing.
I knew Roxanne said something in answer to that; in my heart I knew, but I couldn't hear what it was with my ears.
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.