Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name borrowed from France, in regular use since the twentieth century.

Etymologies

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French feminine form of Yvon, variant of Yves, from Germanic root iv (yew). It might refer to an archer, since yew wood was used to make bows.

Examples

  • BILL MARLER, ATTORNEY FOR YVONNE MILLER: Well, I think the important thing is to know that, you know, Yvonne didn't go to the petting zoo.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2005

  • Yvonne is so beautiful and Weston … well, Weston looks like the mutant love child of Brian Hatcher and Gary Frank.

    The NECON Roast of Weston Ochse and Yvonne Navarro – Brian Keene

  • Full disclosure - Yvonne is a very close friend of mine and she sent me a signed copy as a gift, but the instant I started reading, all I cared about was the story.

    Claiming His Runaway Bride - Yvonne Lindsay

  • Yvonne is selling it for just RM10 and you can drop by her place in Subang Jaya to pick up a copy before Valentine's Day.

    Yvonne's Valentine Ad

  • Leslie, does the name Yvonne Rodriguez (ph) ring a bell to you?

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2006

  • In a modest two-bedroom apartment in a housing development built to be affordable to families on government assistance, lives a sixty-three-year-old grandmother—call her Yvonne Flowers—who tends to her “grandfamily.”

    Shock of Gray

  • He was staring impassively at the decapitated body of Maria Craponcia, alias Yvonne, covered in insects.

    The Shadow of the Wind

  • He remembered a girl called Marguerite -- she was exquisite; and another called Yvonne -- he had adored her.

    Now It Can Be Told

  • For advance tickets or more information, please call Yvonne 519-922-3448 or Karen

    SIMCOE - Home

  • Robin Buck, who called Yvonne for help, was having problem with her phone company, believing she had been ripped off.

    KDKA - Pittsburgh's Source for Breaking News, Weather and Sports

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