a male given name, form of Christopher.
a female given name, form of Christine. Unabridged
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pet or familiar form of masc. proper name Christopher or fem. Christine, Christina, etc.
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Example sentences 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.
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