noun, plural ter·ries.
Origin of terry
Definition for terry (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for terry
Terry Castle has this great book called The Professor, which came out after I was in grad school.Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life|David Yaffe|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At its height in the 1920s, Terry noted, the Klan wielded real political influence, boasting a membership upwards of four million.The Klan’s Call to Violence in Ferguson Blows the Lid Off Its Hypocritical Rebrand|Caitlin Dickson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film holds a special resonance for Jones, since Terry also served as his mentor.
Clark [Terry] always had the ability to put young kids on his shoulders.
Terry Chung, an expert on fluidics and fountain systems, led the engineering of the mechanical systems.
"It's loaded," said Terry, slightly raising the hammer and noticing the powder in the pan.The Hunters of the Ozark|Edward S. Ellis
Mr. Terry sued him and the case was in litigation for several years.
A single jet of gas had burned dimly over the bar ever since Terry had locked up a little after midnight.Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color|Brander Matthews
After hours of suspense, darkness came at last and then Terry whispered, Lets get out of here.Gypsies of the Air|Bess Moyer
In the meantime, Terry rushed down to the inn, demanding the keys, and giving Mrs Kelly a fearful history of his master's anger.The Kellys and the O'Kellys|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for terry (1 of 2)
noun plural -ries
- a fabric with such a pile on both sides
- (as modifier)a terry towel