Definitions

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

  • Harding, Florence Mabel King 1860-1924. First Lady of the United States (1921-1923) as the wife of President Warren G. Harding. She worked tirelessly for her husband's election to the presidency.
  • Harding, Warren Gamaliel 1865-1923. The 29th President of the United States (1921-1923), who made several misguided appointments that led to a corrupt administration. He died in office.

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  • proper n. An English and Irish surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Hardening.

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

  • n. 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)

Etymologies

Originally a patronymic from Hardy or from compound given names with the Germanic element hard ("hard"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Georgina Harding is the author of the novel The Solitude of Thomas

    The Spy Game by Georgina Harding: Book summary

  • Unfortunately, Gen Harding is not qualified, and will not receive an up or down vote.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: March 8, 2010

  • General Harding is a PEU, private equity underwriter.

    Matthew Yglesias » Homework

  • Prof Harding is an expert in clinical neuro-physiology and he designed a test which all moving adverts need to undergo to check they will not trigger a reaction in people with epilepsy.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Tex Harding is introduced as a sort of non-comic singing sidekick.

    The Return of the Durango Kid

  • "Near the foothills of the Ozarks, midst of hill and plain, stands our glorious alma mater, Harding is her name ..."

    Research news from my alma mater

  • Lindsey Harding is a top-notch floor leader, and Mistie Williams is one of the best inside players around.

    USATODAY.com

  • Matt Harding is a 29-year-old from Connecticut who quit his job in Brisbane, Australia and used up his money to wander around the planet until it ran out.

    Where The Hell Is Matt 2008

  • This particular piece by Thomas Harding is headed, "Southern Iraq approaches the tipping point" but today the Telegraph excels itself by adding another stupid piece written by this blog's favourite village idiot, none other than Boris Johnson.

    All we hear is silence

  • Harding is considered one of the worst presidents in American history.

    All the Presidents’ Doodles

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