Shriver

[shrahy-ver]
noun
  1. (Robert) Sar·gent, Jr. [sahr-juh nt] /ˈsɑr dʒənt/, 1915–2011, U.S. businessman and government official: first director of the U.S. Peace Corps, 1961–66.
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Historical Examples of shriver

  • Shriver was in the rear, and in the greatest trepidation for the safety of the President.

    The Old Pike

    Thomas B. Searight

  • I said to Mr. Shriver, whom I knew to be reckoned as a loyal man, that he should not have lent his presence.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith

  • While in the midst of his examination, Miss Branson, accompanied by a Mr. Shriver, came in.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith

  • Ill stand up against them, declared Shriver, if I have to be carried off the field in a wheelbarrow.

  • I told you, Shriver, that you didnt pay enough attention to your training and kept too late hours.


Word Origin and History for shriver
n.

"confessor," mid-14c., agent noun from shrive (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper