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[kris] /krɪs/
a male given name, form of Christopher.
a female given name, form of Christine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for Chris
  • He is a somewhat rough friend of Chris, and they are almost always together.
  • Chris had previously expressed an interest in and influence from giant sons.
  • Chris, matt, and phil, the founders of blue man group, as referred to by their fans.
Word Origin and History for Chris

pet or familiar form of masc. proper name Christopher or fem. proper name Christine, Christina, etc.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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