[ win-ee ]


  1. a male given name, form of Winston.
  2. a female given name, form of Winifred.

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Example Sentences

Sales of its Jibbitz line — which includes plastic charms shaped like cheese boards, rainbows and Winnie-the-Pooh for about $5 a pop — more than doubled in the most recent quarter.

In 1986 he married Winifred Baxter, who goes by Winnie and partnered with him to start a Meyers Manx club and company of the same name in the 1990s.

Sharp always wanted to be an actor: his first role, aged 7, was as Piglet in Winnie-The-Pooh.

The signed letter that Winnie got in return, thanking her for the present, was passed around the family with astonished reverence.

Handsome and well-dressed, he was happily in his second marriage, to Winnie, a beautiful and glamorous social worker.

He is survived by his third wife, Graca Machel (his marriage to Winnie ended in divorce in 1996) and three daughters.

His ex-wife Winnie was a “beautiful and charming” woman, with infectious laughter and dazzling star power.

Michael and Alan, even in the dark privacy of their room, did not speak again of Dora and Winnie.

For Winnie, dark as Kathlyn was light, was as careless and aimless as thistledown in the wind.

Winnie laughed, and so did Kathlyn, but she did so because occultly she felt that her father expected her to laugh.

The two girls embraced, and Winnie went sobbing back to the maid who waited on the platform.

Absorbed in her work, her father and the care of Winnie, such young men as she had met had scarcely interested her.