follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

Leonard

[len-erd] /ˈlɛn ərd/
noun
1.
Sugar Ray (Ray Charles Leonard) born 1956, U.S. boxer.
2.
William Ellery (Channing)
[el-uh-ree] /ˈɛl ə ri/ (Show IPA),
1876–1944, U.S. poet, essayist, and teacher.
3.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “lion” and “hardy.”.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for w. ellery leonard

Leonard

/ˈlɛnəd/
noun
1.
Sugar Ray, real name Ray Charles Leonard. born 1956, US boxer: the first man to have won world titles at five officially recognized weights
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for w. ellery leonard

Leonard

masc. proper name, from French Léonard, Old French Leonard, from German Leonhard, from Old High German *Lewenhart, literally "strong as a lion," from lewo (from Latin Leo, see lion) + hart "hard" (see hard (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Leonard

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for w

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for w. ellery leonard