Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Theodora.

Etymologies

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Short form of Theodore, or of the rare given names Theobald, Theophilus or Theodoric.

Examples

  • June 10, 2008 at 3:53 pm i finkso. but she Theo is short for Theodora was teh busy doing the fursty danzes.

    …then let the dough rise - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Pissed was a word Theo knew he wasn’t supposed to say, though, to be honest, he’d heard it more than a few times.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Theo is nothing more than a confused, frightened man who when confronted with an extraordinary dilemma tries to do keep himself from falling back on old habits and do what's needed of him.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • Theo is the author of the book Mad Science, in which many other experiments like this are featured.

    Boing Boing

  • At the very end of the chapter, however, the lights come up, and Nell discovers that she couldn't have been holding Theo's hand, after all, as Theo is still across the room in her own bed.

    One of those WoW things.

  • Following the death of senior captain Theo Smalling in late October, and a slew of close losses at the beginning of the season, Hampton closed the campaign with six straight wins and gave Morgan State a serious scare in the semifinals of the MEAC tournament before suffering a season-ending defeat.

    Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

  • Theo is fascinated by mathematics, even though he doesn't know the proper terminology.

    CSFF Blog Tour: Sigmund Brouwer: Broken Angel

  • Theo is an escaped factory boy --- later to be known as 'skunk boy' due to an unfortunate encounter with the smelly mammal.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Theo is the full-time street-worker at Mkombozi here in Moshi.

    i just wanted to know.

  • Theo is only a child but he feels lacking in comparison to his older brothers Werner and Helmut, both off fighting in the war.

    Skeletons at the Feast by Chris Bohjalian: Questions

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