Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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One of the modern variations of Alicia meaning of noble kind.

Examples

  • "She Alesha was a different person hired to give a different approach… I've never spoken about it other than to say, as I did, I was on a one-year contract and I had no entitlement to be brought back."

    Former Countryfile presenter fronts ITV investigation into ageism on TV

  • The publicity drive centres around a new Alesha Dixon track and includes groundbreaking life-cliches such as "Throw out the rules/Live for today".

    The Hard Sell: Weight Watchers

  • Trouble is, one look at Alesha and it's hard to imagine she has ever struggled with any of these things.

    The Hard Sell: Weight Watchers

  • In the buildup to the event, hosted by US singer Jason Derulo and Strictly Come Dancing judge Alesha Dixon, questions had been raised about the preponderance of white acts among the nominees.

    Jessie J named best UK act as she collects four awards at Mobos

  • It's judged by people such as Bruno Tonioli, who rises off his seat and says "YOU LIKE A HOT SPICY SALAMI" or "YOU HEAVY LIKE BAD TIRAMISU" or Alesha Dixon, ex-Mis-Teeq who did that The Boy Does Nothing song, which was basically just Mambo Number 5 by Lou Bega except about housework.

    Strictly Come Dancing: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • Last year, Strictly Come Dancing found itself at the centre of an ageism row after producers replaced the judge Arlene Phillips, then 66, with Alesha Dixon, a 30-year-old former winner with no professional experience.

    Tess Daly: the interview

  •      He remembered a night with Alesha before things went south.

    An Old Sweet Song

  • And he has been seen on television dancing with Alesha Dixon.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  •      Then, logical segue, Alesha, sort of the love of his life, drifted to sleep with a smile as he read her a story, one last soft slur in his ear and goodnight.

    An Old Sweet Song

  • Alesha is a former winner, so she has the insight of what the competition is like.

    Older women are treated badly by TV

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