Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient region of central Greece. It was the traditional homeland of the Dorians.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of the family Dorididæ, or sea-lemons, containing such species as D. tuberculata, D. johnstoni, and D. coccinea. Argo is a synonym.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks having a wreath of branchiæ on the back.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Dorididae — sea slugs, specifically, dorid nudibranchs.
  • adjective Cockney rhyming slang gay
  • proper noun Greek mythology The daughter of Oceanus, wife of Nereus and mother of fifty sea-nymphs or nereids.
  • proper noun A female given name, taken to regular use in the end of the 19th century.
  • proper noun UK, slang One's girl friend, wife or significant other.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids
  • noun a small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken

Etymologies

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From the name of famous film star Doris Day; (Cockney rhyming slang).

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The feminine form of Doric.

Examples

  • “And that dress that the two of you picked out, you did so because you both thought it made you look sexy, I think ‘hot’ was the word Doris used, correct?”

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  • “And that dress that the two of you picked out, you did so because you both thought it made you look sexy, I think ‘hot’ was the word Doris used, correct?”

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  • “And that dress that the two of you picked out, you did so because you both thought it made you look sexy, I think ‘hot’ was the word Doris used, correct?”

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  • Doris comes from a very large, middle class family, they live all over México, although México City, DF is her hometown.

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  • As for an INAPAM card, I have one, but Doris is still too young to qualify for one.

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  • When Doris is five, she witnesses her half-brother (Shawn) try unsuccessfully to kill her father with a magical heirloom.

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  • Doris is 23 years younger than me, so barring an accident or serious illness, she would normally be widowed for 31 years after I die, so I had to plan for her future as well as my own.

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  • Doris is a retired singer, and as usual on special days, this morning I heard her “voz de oro” as she played her guitar and sang the mothers day song to awaken her Mom.

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  • As for an INAPAM card, I have one, but Doris is still too young to qualify for one.

    FM 3 Renwal

  • Doris is 23 years younger than me, so barring an accident or serious illness, she would normally be widowed for 31 years after I die, so I had to plan for her future as well as my own.

    Moving My Personal Household Effects with an FM 2

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