Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.

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Examples

  • (_Looks in the direction in which Boris and Katerina went away_) You've said good-bye enough, you're not parting for ever, you'll see each other to-morrow (_yawns and stretches, Katerina hurries in, followed by Boris_).

    The Storm

  • The protesters denounced what they called Boris Boillon's "insulting behavior" at his introductory press conference last week, though it is not clear what exactly he said or did to anger them.

    The Seattle Times

  • Police budget cuts are non-negotiable, says PM as Ed Miliband urges rethink David Cameron digs in his heels to insist that cuts will go ahead to the policing budget of the Met and other forces 'Only 25p left but I will start again for my girls and new family of neighbours' A Hackney shopkeeper who was pictured in tears amid the ruins of his ransacked grocery store reveals he has just 25p to his name Boris Johnson unveils £50m fund to rebuild high streets Boris Johnson encourages Londoners to support high street businesses as he announces a £50 million regeneration fund to rebuild areas...

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Police budget cuts are non-negotiable, says PM as Ed Miliband urges rethink David Cameron digs in his heels to insist that cuts will go ahead to the policing budget of the Met and other forces Justice through the night as courts cope with deluge An Olympics ambassador who met Boris Johnson is revealed as a riot suspect - after being reported to police by her mother 'Only 25p left but I will start again for my girls and new family of neighbours' A Hackney shopkeeper who was pictured in tears amid the ruins of his ransacked grocery store reveals he has just 25p to his name Boris Johnson unveils £50m fund to rebuild high streets Boris Johnson encourages Londoners to support high street businesses as he announces a £50 million regeneration fund to rebuild areas...

    Evening Standard - Home

  • One thing at the center of "Boris" is how all people, great and small, have to go through the meat-grinder of history.

    Taking Flight With the Met

  • Boris is unaware as he buys coffee from the neighboring bagel cart.

    Mutiny

  • An hour to noon and body art by Boris is in full swing.

    Mutiny

  • Ah, now it makes sense: Boris is your hero and model of emulation.

    Matthew Yglesias » How Not to Save The New York Times

  • Here, it is known as the "Boris bike" after the cycling mayor who introduced it.

    Two Wheels that Tame Your City

  • A friend f mine managed to get his cousin Boris from Russia a work visa.

    Matthew Yglesias » Explaining Communist Jokes

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  • a 'Boris' is 75 more specifically, £75 as in the phrase "I earnt a Boris today". A 'Boris minor' is 70 (or £70). Named after our beloved Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

    October 8, 2012