Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a male or female given name.
Contemporary Examples

Punch was named publisher and as his first act fired Amory Bradford.
Trying Times at The New York Times Alex S. Jones September 30, 2012

Historical Examples

It was as if he hesitated to call her Amory, and refused to call her Mrs. Pratt.
Gray youth Oliver Onions

Amory felt a stir of most unnecessary emotion; he understood Tom.
Quaint Courtships Various

Within two weeks Amory and Rosalind were deeply and passionately in love.
This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald

“It seems that Miss Amory wishes to speak to me,” he said to his companions.
In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim Frances Hodgson Burnett

Amory would seek Cosimo that morning; without Cosimo nothing could be done.
Gray youth Oliver Onions

For information leading to the whereabouts of Amory Manning.
The Man Who Fell Through the Earth Carolyn Wells

And at this, Amory turned away with a look that could be made to mean whatever Amory meant.
Romance Island Zona Gale

Therefore Amory did not answer when her friend asked her what was the matter.
Gray youth Oliver Onions

Her reason for leaving early was to warn Amory that guests might be expected at Cheyne Walk that evening.
Gray youth Oliver Onions


Read Also:

  • Amos

    a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c. a book of the Bible bearing his name. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “burden.”. Contemporary Examples As a psychologist, he received the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work with Amos Tversky on decision making. Daniel Kahneman Talks Intuition and Optimism With […]

  • Amosite

    an asbestine variety of anthophyllite, rich in iron, formerly used as a heat-resistant material.

  • Amoss’ sign

    amoss’ sign Amoss’ sign A·moss’ sign (ā’məs) n. An indication of painful flexion of the spine in which it is necessary to support a sitting position by extending the arms behind the torso and placing its weight on the hands.

  • Amount

    the sum total of two or more quantities or sums; aggregate. the sum of the principal and interest of a loan. quantity; measure: a great amount of resistance. the full effect, value, or significance. to total; add (usually followed by to): The repair bill amounts to $300. to reach, extend, or be equal in number, […]

Disclaimer: Amory definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.