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  • proper n. A surname of Irish origin, from the Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a nonexistent person popularized by American servicemen during World War II

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ohio Democratic Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy is trumpeting her opposition to the legislation as a freshman member.

    Bank Bailout Supporters Struggling For Reelection

  • A Republican Ohio House candidate had to pull a campaign spot claiming Mary Jo Kilroy is a terrifying, fire-breathing Monster. com.

    HUFFPOST HILL - OCTOBER 26TH, 2010

  • The results of the legal action could affect the development of the remote testing device, called Kilroy, that is designed to detect sources of outdoor water pollution in such environmentally significant places as the Indian River Lagoon and the Chesapeake Bay.

    tcpalm.com Stories

  • A fellow Democratic congressman called Kilroy misinformed ...

    Kristol's Hawkish Pro-Israel Group Launches New Ad Against Endangered Dem (VIDEO)

  • John Allison, also know as Kilroy, send this email to the Red Clay board members re: the District's decision to possibly get rid of all schoolbus transportation for Choice students - both in - and out-of-District:

    Down with Absolutes!

  • Similar attacks against Americans have included terrorist activity by a balding man with a large nose calling himself "Kilroy" that made appearances at many locations.

    National Tragedy: Z-Day.

  • Around the same time 'Kilroy' aired, Jack Benny was trying to cadge free tickets to Disneyland from the Mega-Mouseketeer himself, Walt Disney who produced the mini-series about the misadventures of Oscar Kilroy.

    IN LEAGUE WITH THEMSELVES

  • I have heard runours that the Persians are wont to collect same, but surely as a stalwart rating in His Majesty's Navy, I will be able to resist such depredations? wtf are all these marks everywhere of "Kilroy" and "Chadf?"

    Army Rumour Service

  • Dr. Edie Widder installing the first "Kilroy" water monitoring unit in the Indian River Lagoon.

    WPTV Top Stories

  • In the meantime, Democrats have left loyalists such as Kilroy, who deserve better, without the support of a driving national message.

    NPR Topics: News

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  • See comments at kilroy, as to "Kilroy Was Here".

    February 17, 2011