Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.

Etymologies

Anglicized spelling, used by Luo speakers, of Barak, ostensibly as an Old Testament name. A cognate of the biblical Baruch. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • | Reply | Permalink this is the first dem debate where the candidates are REALLY going after each other ... point by point, hillary notes what barack did or did not do and, point by point, Barack does it with her, too ... wow.

    The Dem Debate In South Carolina Is Underway...

  • BARACK OBAMA'S WIFE: The one thing Barack knows is that when you are seeking one of the most powerful positions in the world, you've got to be able to take it, and you've got to, you know, know that the problems that are coming at you are going to be big, and they're going to require emotional fortitude and courage and stepping out and hurting feelings and a whole range of things.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2008

  • BARACK OBAMA (D-IL), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I'm shaking hands, and somebody will whispered to me, Hey, Barack, I'm a Republican.

    CNN Transcript Feb 29, 2008

  • BARACK OBAMA (D-IL), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: When they say this isn't about issues, it's about personalities, what they're really saying is we're going to try to scare people about Barack.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2008

  • MICHELLE OBAMA, WIFE OF BARACK OBAMA: One of the reasons why I respect Barack is that he understands to whom much is given, much is expected.

    CNN Transcript May 2, 2008

  • MICHELLE OBAMA, WIFE OF BARACK OBAMA: As Barack has said, only in this country would our stories, both he and mines, be possible.

    CNN Transcript Dec 25, 2008

  • BARACK OBAMA (D-IL), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I'm shaking hands, suddenly somebody whispered to me, way, Barack, I'm a Republican but I support you.

    CNN Transcript Feb 29, 2008

  • MICHELLE OBAMA, BARACK OBAMA'S WIFE: At the very heart of my motivation for supporting Barack is my girls and the kind of world that I want to hand over to them and the kind of people that I want to lead the world.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2008

  • BARACK OBAMA'S WIFE: Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values.

    CNN Transcript Aug 26, 2008

  • MICHELLE OBAMA, BARACK OBAMA'S WIFE: One of the reasons why I respect for Barack is he understands to who up is given, much is expected.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2008

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  • "Barack" in Hungarian means: peach / apricot

    August 1, 2012