Definitions

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

  • Kelly, Ellsworth Born 1923. American abstract painter and sculptor whose works are characterized by flat color areas with sharply defined edges.
  • Kelly, Emmett 1898-1979. American circus clown who was famous as "Weary Willie,” a sad-faced hobo with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1942-1956).
  • Kelly, Eugene Curran Known as "Gene.” 1912-1996. American dancer, actor, choreographer, and director who influenced the development of the movie musical with his innovative dance style. His film credits include An American in Paris (1951) and Singin' in the Rain (1952).
  • Kelly, Grace Patricia. Princess Grace. 1929-1982. American actress whose motion pictures include High Noon (1952) and Country Girl (1954), for which she won an Academy Award. In 1956 she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname, Anglicised from the Irish Ó Ceallaigh.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name, popular from the 1960s to the 1990s.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In brick-making, surface-soil or mold.
  • In brick-making, to cover with soil or mold.

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

  • n. United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
  • n. United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
  • n. United States circus clown (1898-1979)

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Examples

  • FRANK JAMES, BROTHER OF KELLY JAMES: They identified a ring with my brother's initials on it, which has led me and our family to conclude that the climber found in the cave yesterday was my brother, my brother, Kelly.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, BROTHER OF KELLY JAMES: My heart was in my throat when I heard that, because, if it's true, it means that Kelly is alive and that he has his wits about him.

    CNN Transcript Dec 14, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, KELLY JAMES ` S BROTHER: They did not provide me with a positive identification, but they did provide me with a ring with my brother ` s initials on it, which has led me and our family to conclude that the climber found in the cave yesterday was my brother, Kelly.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, KELLY JAMES 'BROTHER: My heart was in my throat when I heard that because if it's true, it means that Kelly is alive and that he has his wits about him.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, KELLY JAMES 'BROTHER: They identified a ring with my brother's initials on it, which has led me and our family to conclude that the climber found in the cave yesterday was my brother -- my brother, Kelly.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, KELLY JAMES 'BROTHER: My heart was in my throat when I heard that, because if it's true, it means that Kelly is alive and that he has his wits about him.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, BROTHER OF KELLY JAMES: They identified a ring with my brother's initials on it, which has led me and our family to conclude that the climber found in the cave yesterday was my brother, my brother Kelly.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • FRANK JAMES, BROTHER OF KELLY JAMES: They identified a ring with my brother's initials on it, which has led me and our family to conclude that the climber found in the cave yesterday was -- was my brother, my brother Kelly.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • BROTHER OF KELLY JAMES: They identified a ring with my brother's initials on it, which has led me and our family to conclude that the climber found in the cave yesterday was my brother - my brother, Kelly.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2006

  • And we welcome Regis Philbin, the host of Regis and kelly -- "Live with Regis and Kelly," and of course "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?".

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2001

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