the image of the face of Christ, said in legend to have been miraculously impressed on the handkerchief or veil that St. Veronica gave to Him to wipe His face on the way to Calvary.
the handkerchief or veil itself.
- Also called vernicle .
Other definitions for veronica (2 of 4)
any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Veronica, of the figwort family, having opposite leaves and clusters of small flowers, as the speedwell.
Other definitions for veronica (3 of 4)
(in bullfighting) a pass in which the matador keeps his feet and legs absolutely still while slowly swinging the open cape away from the charging bull.
Other definitions for Veronica (4 of 4)
a female given name.
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How to use veronica in a sentence
veronica started using filters to edit pictures of herself on social media when she was 14 years old.
veronica and Sophia are both avid users of Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok, where these filters are popular with millions of people.
Teenagers Sophia and veronica say they prefer distortion filters.
During our conversations, I asked veronica to define what an “Instagram Face” looks like.
In light of all the effort it takes to navigate this complex world, Sophia and veronica say they just wish they were better educated about beauty filters.
At the peak of her career as a high-end escort, veronica Monet got a call.
Marlene is described in the book series, by veronica Roth, as a girl with "strong features" and a "nice smile."Model Suki Waterhouse Lands Major Movie Role; Giambattista Valli Launches Second Ready-to-Wear Line | The Fashion Beast Team | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The tabloid battle between the sweet blonde and the brunette vixen played out like an issue of Betty and veronica on crack.Real-Life Couples on Screen: Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, Brangelina, and More | Amy Zimmerman | May 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Author veronica Roth was only 22 years old when she began writing the novels and…OMG, guuuys, you can totes tell.
Unlike veronica Mars, not a single person ever asked for these movies to be made.
veronica cackled at her, and her feathers stood up, so that you could see she thought Liebchen was no lady.The Belted Seas | Arthur Colton
Kamelillo used to cook unlikely things which Kreps and veronica ate peaceable between them.The Belted Seas | Arthur Colton
Like the early field veronica, which flowered at his feet in the short grass under the hedge, his eyes were blue and grey.The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
Hooker and Loudon say that another generic name, veronica, is of doubtful origin.
Memory recalled the sedate, reserved girl she had known as veronica Browning.Marjorie Dean College Freshman | Pauline Lester
British Dictionary definitions for veronica (1 of 3)
any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Veronica, esp the speedwells, of temperate and cold regions, having small blue, pink, or white flowers and flattened notched fruits
British Dictionary definitions for veronica (2 of 3)
the representation of the face of Christ that, according to legend, was miraculously imprinted upon the headcloth that Saint Veronica offered him on his way to his crucifixion
the cloth itself
any similar representation of Christ's face
British Dictionary definitions for veronica (3 of 3)
bullfighting a pass in which the matador slowly swings the cape away from the charging bull
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