Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name , popular from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Etymologies

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From the the French feminine form of Michel ("Michael"), Hebrew מיכאל (mikhál, "who is like God").

Examples

  • MARIAN ROBINSON, MOTHER OF MICHELLE OBAMA: I want to tell you about my daughter, Michelle.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2008

  • I have met michelle many times a few years back now, she even cut my hair, she is not a 'bad' person, I also wish her well, I don't know how she got mixed up with these people, but Michelle my family and I are thinking of you and wish you all the best.

    A personal message to Michelle Hogg

  • LINDA FISHER, MOTHER OF MICHELLE YOUNG: I have great faith in the police that they will help find the person who is responsible for taking our Michelle away from us.

    CNN Transcript Nov 16, 2006

  • JULIAN BULLARD, FATHER OF MICHELLE BULLARD: Michelle, she ` s in a better place.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2006

  • Is michelle bombshell mcgee having an affair with Jesse James … Hot permanent skin stain model, Michelle "Bombshell" McGee, is dishing mud about a ostensible event she had ...

    Read what Young Americans Read

  • Is michelle bombshell mcgee having an affair with Jesse James … Hot permanent skin stain model, Michelle "Bombshell" McGee, is dishing mud about a ostensible event she had ...

    Read what Young Americans Read

  • Even MIchelle Obama can be addressed as Michelle, as she insists still be be called.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • For all these deceptions, I place MIchelle and Jim-Bob as YOUR WORST ENEMIES womensspace, because I know how hard you fight against women's oppression in this group, yet Michelle and Jim-Bob are putting on a SHOW of how great their lifestyle is.

    Women's Space

  • For all these deceptions, I place MIchelle and Jim-Bob as YOUR WORST ENEMIES womensspace, because I know how hard you fight against women's oppression in this group, yet Michelle and Jim-Bob are putting on a SHOW of how great their lifestyle is.

    Women's Space

  • By midday Friday, if you Googled "angry black woman," 65 million links popped up, many including the name Michelle Obama.

    Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

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