Definitions

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  • noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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derived from Greek Alethea (or Althea), meaning “speaker of truth,” or “one who speaks truth.”

Examples

  • About the sleep issue, you might want to read Tears and Tantrums by Aletha Solter.

    The Story’s The Thing | Her Bad Mother

  • Hi Gary - I see my youngest daughter, Aletha, posted a comment - always a big fan of mine !

    Peter Valentine Timlett

  • Aletha Player with Florida Power & Light saying that by 5: 30, about an hour-and-a-half from now, that everyone will have power restored, according to Florida Power & Light.

    CNN Transcript Feb 26, 2008

  • HAMMER (voice-over): The Smoak family, headed up by Aletha and Glenn, pictured here, swapped with the Beaver family, headed up by Amy and Jeff, here.

    CNN Transcript Feb 20, 2006

  • HAMMER: And Aletha, for you, card carrying member of the NRA, you know, you ` re now living with a family that is very much against guns and hunting.

    CNN Transcript Feb 20, 2006

  • On Saturday I went to the memorial service for Louise Carr and saw several members of the Carr family whom I hadn't seen since my college days: Aletha, John Wesley, and Judy.

    Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine

  • On Saturday I went to the memorial service for Louise Carr and saw several members of the Carr family whom I hadn't seen since my college days: Aletha, John Wesley, and Judy.

    Archive 2003-05-11

  • Aletha hadn't been—from the lack of ligature marks, the amount of blood in the kitchen, and the severity of the wound to the back of Aletha's skull, Pender doubted she'd even been conscious.

    The Girls He Adored

  • Aletha opened the back door, stepped out onto the concrete walk.

    The Girls He Adored

  • Unlike the priapic Christopher, Max suffered from occasional erectile dysfunction as well as premature ejaculation, forcing him to make extensive use of the sex toys from Terry and Aletha's bedside drawer.

    The Girls He Adored

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