- a female given name.
Also Va·le·ri·a [vuh-leer-ee-uh] /vəˈlɪər i ə/, Val·e·ry.
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Examples from the Web for valerie
Special praise goes to Kudrow for the way she broadened the scope of Valerie Cherish in Season 2.
There was poop humor—literally—when Valerie's house becomes flooded with fecal matter after a pipe bursts.
There was the obvious sight gags of Valerie not realizing who everyone was clapping for, when the party was clapping for her.
As I was coming out, my sister [Valerie] tugged on me and said, ‘That’s the boy who kicked me off my bicycle.Joe Biden: ‘I’ll Kill Your Son’
December 12, 2014
NCIS managed to eavesdrop on phone calls Wright made to his mother, Valerie Burgess.The Navy ‘Hero’ Who Pimped an HIV-Positive Teen
December 11, 2014
Valerie de Ventadour had been but the fancy of a roving breast.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
Valerie and Reine must have been on the watch, for they hastened forward.
Weak and good-natured as he was, Valerie was really the one with will.
And what an echo did those names awaken in the past: Valerie Morange!
Terrified by that threat, Valerie had blenched, and had felt her spirit deserting her.St. Martin's Summer
Word Origin and History for valerie
fem. proper name, French, from Latin fem. of Valerius, name of a Roman gens, from valere "to be strong" (see valiant).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper