Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Corey, Elias James Born 1928. American chemist. He won a 1990 Nobel Prize for developing techniques of creating synthetic compounds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

Common spelling variant of Cory. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • NIKKI SHAW, COREY SMITH'S GIRLFRIEND: I just know that Corey is a very strong and determined person, and I just know that he wouldn't give up.

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2009

  • NIKKI SHAW, COREY SMITH'S GIRLFRIEND: I just know that Corey is a very strong and determined person.

    CNN Transcript Mar 5, 2009

  • COREY: Corey was our back-room gnome, working a day or two a week to try to keep the storage area in order.

    Archive 2005-10-30

  • Cardinals 4 Brewers 3Top 5th: I don't know about you, but whenever I see or hear the name Corey Hart, all I can think about is sleeper holds and pile drivers.

    Milwaukee Brewers vs. St Louis Cardinals - live! | David Lengel

  • "It's a shame," U.S. team captain Corey Pavin said.

    Ryder Cup play suspended because of rain

  • When play resumed Sunday, Captain Corey Pavin's men shifted to sensible red sweaters and tried to rally themselves back.

    A Rainy Cup Rydes Into Monday

  • Certainly for the captains it is, as U.S. captain Corey Pavin amply demonstrated in the opening ceremony Thursday by failing to introduce one member of his team, Stewart Cink, before grandly announcing: "And this, ladies and gentlemen, is the 2010 American Ryder Cup team."

    The Captains Pair Up Their Crews

  • Elusive drug kingpin Corey Moore could be going down in Montgomery County (Post)

    DeMorning DeBonis: Oct. 11, 2010

  • Even with with five players making their Ryder Cup debuts on the U.S. team, Captain Corey Pavin does not think it will matter.

    US to Defend Ryder Cup Golf Title

  • U.S. Captain Corey Pavin and his defending champion United States Ryder Cup golf team have their work cut out for them when they meet the favored European squad starting Friday at Celtic Manor in Wales.

    US to Defend Ryder Cup Golf Title

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