Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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Coined in the end of the twentieth century, a combination of Kay and Lee. It can also be interpreted as a variant of the surnames Cayley or Keeley.

Examples

  • Kaylee is the girl for the job since she is sweeter than anyone in any universe.

    Firefly Gets Lost: Imagine the Possibilities : SF Universe - SF Universe is your Science Fiction central. From SciFi television to movies to books and more. All the latest news, reviews and insights from SciFi experts.

  • I've been pretended Kaylee is my gf for years now ..

    Roleplay as Mal!!!

  • Among them was Melinda Ellington, an international affairs student at Georgia Tech. She carried an orange and yellow parasol and wore a green jumpsuit as the spaceship mechanic Kaylee from the short-lived Joss Whedon TV series "Firefly."

    CNN.com

  • And Kaylee is not only sexy as all hell, but she’s friendly - she looks like she would have talked to you in high school.

    Arbitrary Media: Babes Of Sci-Fi

  • There is a new book coming out in April titled Finding Serenity described on Amazon thusly: In this eclectic anthology of essays, former cast member Jewel Staite, "Kaylee," philosopher Lyle Zynda, sex therapist Joy Davidson, and noted science fiction and fantasy authors Mercedes Lackey, David Gerrold, and Lawrence Watt-Evans contribute to a clever and insightful analysis of the short-lived cult hit Firefly.

    March 2005

  • In this eclectic anthology of essays, former cast member Jewel Staite, "Kaylee," philosopher Lyle Zynda, sex therapist Joy Davidson, and noted science fiction and fantasy authors Mercedes Lackey, David Gerrold, and Lawrence Watt-Evans contribute to a clever and insightful analysis of the short-lived cult hit Firefly.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • The contributors include scientists, philosophers, fans, artists, editors, and authors including me *grin* -- oh yeah, and Jewel "Kaylee" Staite wrote one, too.

    February 5th, 2005

  • I received in the mail today my very own copy of Finding Serenity: Anti-Heroes, Lost Shepherds, and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly, edited by Jane Espenson & Glenn Yeffeth, which includes my essay "'The Train Job' Didn't Do the Job," as well as a bunch of other essays by cool folks ranging from Mercedes Lackey to Jewel "Kaylee" Staite.

    hypocrisy in Congress -- what're the odds?

  • Jewel "Kaylee" Staite, the coolest actor ever, will be guest-starring on an episode of Stargate Atlantis.

    finito!

  • But in recent years, the Lusty Lady, with its performers such as Kaylee, Clover and Gigdet, seemed out of place on that block.

    The Seattle Times

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