Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name.
  • proper noun A female given name, transferred from the male name since the 1940s.

Etymologies

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From French Alexis, from Latin Alexius, ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἄλεξις ("helper, defender").

Examples

  • ALEXIS -- A 21-year-old woman died early Oct. 17 after a one-vehicle accident a mile north of Alexis.

    QCOnline Metro News

  • When we think about L.A. artists who put our city on the map, the name of Alexis Smith immediately comes along with her contemporaries, such as John Baldessari, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley.

    Edward Goldman: Dark, Sexy, Provocative. The Choice Is Yours

  • Alexis is also charged with arranging an attack two years after the Brown murder that left two men dead and a young woman wounded.

    Md. man denies 2 killings in testimony

  • Alexis is on trial for murdering music Brown during an attempted car theft.

    Md. man denies 2 killings in testimony

  • When we think about L.A. artists who put our city on the map, the name of Alexis Smith immediately comes along with her contemporaries, such as John Baldessari, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley.

    Edward Goldman: Dark, Sexy, Provocative. The Choice Is Yours

  • When we think about L.A. artists who put our city on the map, the name of Alexis Smith immediately comes along with her contemporaries, such as John Baldessari, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley.

    Edward Goldman: Dark, Sexy, Provocative. The Choice Is Yours

  • The souci isn't the extra laundry to do or the extra beds to make (Alexis is living independently, in his own garçonnière), no, the worry that I am referring to has to do with "le menu".

    stagiaire - French Word-A-Day

  • When we think about L.A. artists who put our city on the map, the name of Alexis Smith immediately comes along with her contemporaries, such as John Baldessari, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley.

    Edward Goldman: Dark, Sexy, Provocative. The Choice Is Yours

  • Alexis is doing an internship at our winery. le stage = internship le/la stagiaire = intern, trainee le ménage = housework le souci = worry la garçonnière = bachelor pad le fromage = cheese la demoiselle = the young lady la gastro (gastronomie) = gastronomy hélas = alas une mère = mother (note: this word is missing from the sound file)

    stagiaire - French Word-A-Day

  • When we think about L.A. artists who put our city on the map, the name of Alexis Smith immediately comes along with her contemporaries, such as John Baldessari, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley.

    Edward Goldman: Dark, Sexy, Provocative. The Choice Is Yours

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