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[jer-uh-mee] /ˈdʒɛr ə mi/
a male given name, form of Jeremiah. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Then he took off his belt and passed an end of it down for Jeremy to climb up by.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • As long as full sensibility remained, Jeremy Pitt had made no sound.

    Captain Blood Rafael Sabatini
  • Mr. Jeremy shoved the boat out again a little way, and dropped in the bait.

  • I remember that we stayed with Dr. Jeremy Stimson, who had married a sister of my mother.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
  • "I'm going down," whispered Jeremy, flinging a cautious glance at Helen who was absorbed in her sewing.

    Jeremy Hugh Walpole
Word Origin and History for Jeremy

popular anglicized form of Jeremiah; cf. French Jérémie.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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