Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name. It first became popular outside Ireland in the mid-twentieth century.
  • proper n. A working-class male.

Etymologies

Name of an Irish seventh century saint, from Irish Caoimhghín or Caoimhín, from Old Irish Cóemgein, "comely birth". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • NOTE: Much of this obituary first appeared in KEVIN GEEKS OUT ABOUT WEREWOLVES, with this video clip playing while Kevin read it aloud.

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  • KEVIN BACON, ACTOR, ACTIVIST: It's just an idea, six degrees of Kevin bacon and six degrees in general, six degrees of separation, you know, the fact that we're all connected.

    CNN Transcript Jan 24, 2007

  • Thanks for those that have come in with suggestions but "KEVIN YOU ROCK!!!" and "Insight from Kevin are like words from Heaven" just aren't going to cut it either …. thanks Honey ….

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  • KEVIN POWELL, (D) CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: I'm Kevin and I'm running for Congress in the area.

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2008

  • CHAR JACKSON, EX-GIRLFRIEND OF KEVIN FEDERLINE: Kevin is such an amazing dad.

    CNN Transcript Aug 9, 2007

  • YOLANDA CUMING, MOTHER OF PFC KEVIN CUMING: Losing Kevin left me a different person.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2006

  • This TVGuide.com reporter also spotted a camera crew with the label "Kevin Smith Project" filming at Comic-Con this past weekend.

    Kevin Smith to Share His Askew View With New Regis and Kelly-Style Talk Show

  • Yeah, its not the title Kevin wanted, and it isn't the one we the fanaticals were given and used to form our earliest opinions of the film, but that is not to say that A Couple Of Dicks would be the only appropriate title for the film.

    Is ‘Cop Out’ The Title of Kevin Smith’s Newest Film? Also, a New Inception trailer for Christmas? | /Film

  • An apt description for this legislature might be a phrase Kevin Kelly coined to describe a new kind of technology: "fast, cheap and out of control."

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski stars in Patriot act while helping to spark passing attack Connecting with Tom Brady with mind set on another title Kevin Armstrong / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Charles Krupa/AP New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) catches a 10-yard touchdown pass while being defended by Denver Broncos cornerback Andre' Goodman (21) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass.

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