follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

Thayer

[they-er, thair] /ˈθeɪ ər, θɛər/
noun
1.
Sylvanus, 1785–1872, U.S. army officer and educator.
2.
William Roscoe, 1859–1923, U.S. historian and author.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Thayer
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • It was six o'clock before Pattmore came out, having been nearly three hours in Mrs. Thayer's room with the door locked.

  • It had been a new phase of Lorimer's character which Thayer had presented.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • Are you turning your back upon the problem of your old friend, Mr. Thayer?

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • Lorimer nodded contentedly at the stage, as Thayer ended his song.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • During the mornings while Thayer was practising, Lorimer and Beatrix idled away the hours together.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • And I thought you promised to drop in for a cup of tea, some Thursday, Mr. Thayer.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • She's out here for something'—I feel sure of it—something that has to do with Thayer.

    The White Desert Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • You don't sing extempore, Thayer, make up the song as you go along.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Thayer

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Thayer

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for thayer