Definition of Harry

1. Verb. Annoy continually or chronically. "The performance is likely to harry Sue"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"




2. Verb. Make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes.
Exact synonyms: Ravage
Generic synonyms: Destroy, Ruin
Derivative terms: Ravage

Definition of Harry

1. v. t. To strip; to pillage; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came several times and harried the land.

2. v. i. To make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste.

Definition of Harry

1. Proper noun. (given name male from=Germanic), also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold. ¹

2. Proper noun. (rare compared to given name) (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To bother; to trouble. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Harry

1. to pillage [v -RIED, -RYING, -RIES] - See also: pillage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harry

harrower
harrowers
harrowing
harrowing of hell
harrowingly
harrowings of hell
harrows
harrs
harrumph
harrumphed
harrumpher
harrumphers
harrumphing
harrumphingly
harrumphs
harry (current term)
harrying
harse
harses
harsh
harshed
harshen
harshened
harshening
harshens
harsher
harshes
harshest
harshing
harshlier

Literary usage of Harry

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1. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"harry, what are you trying to do?" harry has grabbed Lucy and is kissing her ... "That, Uncle harry, is a leading question." "That's all I wanted to know. ..."

2. The Works of Alexander Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton (1904)
"SPEECH IN THE CASE OF harry CROSWELL' May it please the Court: In rising to address your honors at so late a period of the day, and after your attention has ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"In the first place, could he get harry to agree to it ? If harry agreed to it, then could he walk as harry did ? If successful in this. could he talk with ..."

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