American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A Hebrew prophet of the seventh and sixth centuries B.C.
- n. See Table at Bible.
- n. An ancient prophet, the author of the Book of Jeremiah, and of the Lamentations.
- n. biblical A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
- n. A male given name of biblical origin.
- n. A person who is pessimistic about the present and foresees a calamitous future; a prophet of doom.
- interj. UK Expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration, etc.
- n. (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
- n. a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
- From Hebrew ירמיה (yeermia, "Yahweh exalt"). (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin Ieremiās, from Hebrew yirməyāhû, Yahweh has established : yirm, he has established; see rmy in Semitic roots + yāhû, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.After Jeremiah. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“An expression in Jeremiah is wonderfully precise; "Though the waves thereof toss themselves" thus describing that separate and individual motion of each billow, which they have from the greatest to the least.”
“Jeremy Morris, who also went by the name Jeremiah, worked as a unit secretary in the hospital's emergency department, hospital spokeswoman Kaitlin Westhoff said.”
“Project Jeremiah is an attempt to organize churches to actively encourage people to vote no on the retention vote of three Iowa Supreme Court justices on the Nov. 2 ballot, including Ternus.”
“Jeremiah is a full-fledged tight end right now," Coach Mike London said.”
“I would have still gone to war -- Afghanistan was a just war, I believe -- but I would much rather have been sitting in Jeremiah Wright's congregation than in Pat Robertson's or John Hagee's that Sunday.”
“Obama's best format is a speech written by a 26 year old, read from a teleprompter and delivered in Jeremiah Wright style in front of a large crowd!”
“I think he shoulsd join Jeremiah Wright in the pulpit.”
“You could also read the prophecy in Jeremiah 7: 30-34, where he says the valley will be a mass grave for the dead bodies of people of Judah who are killed by an invading army.”
“What you have in Jeremiah Wright is someone trying to bring together Martin and Malcolm.”
“Nor is it Consomme Marijuana, the recipe for which can be found, if this more prosaic soup disappoints, in Jeremiah Tower's California Dish.”
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