Christy 1[kris-tee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural Chris·ties. (sometimes lowercase) Skiing.

  1. Christie.

Origin of Christy 1by shortening Christy 2[kris-tee] noun

  1. Edwin P.,1815–62, U.S. minstrel-show performer and producer.
  2. Howard Chan·dler [chand-ler, chahnd-] /ˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-/, 1873–1952, U.S. illustrator and painter.
  3. a male given name, form of Christopher.
  4. a female given name, form of Christine.

Christie 2or Chris·ty [kris-tee] noun (sometimes lowercase) Skiing.

  1. any of several skiing turns executed in order to change direction on a downhill run or for decreasing speed or stopping, especially a turn in which the body is swung around with the skis kept parallel.

Origin of Christie 2 1915–20; by shortening; see -ie Also called Christiania. Mathewson [math-yoo-suh n] noun

  1. ChristopherChristy, 1880–1925, U.S. baseball player.

Examples from the Web for christy Contemporary Examples of christy

  • He attacked girlfriend Christy Mack “multiple times over 15 months.”

    The MMA Fighters Have Gone Crazy: ‘Mayhem’ Miller the Latest in a Long Line of Psycho Pugilists

    Robert Silverman

    October 10, 2014

  • From Janay Rice to Christy Mack to Rihanna, our obsession with celebrity victims has reached an all-time high.

    Why We’re So Hard on Janay Rice and Celebrity Survivors of Abuse

    Amy Zimmerman

    September 15, 2014

  • A political fight between old rivals and bravery in the face of overwhelming force from both Ferguson, Mo., and Christy Mack.

    The Best of the Beast, Aug 16-17: Ferguson, Porn Stars and Beer

    The Daily Beast

    August 16, 2014

  • They persuaded Christy to call her dad—on the air—and come clean.

    ‘Car Talk’ Hosts to Retire: Best Moments With NPR’s Laughing Mechanics

    Caitlin Dickson

    June 9, 2012

  • Stop tweeting, texting, and talking on the phone this Sunday, writes Christy Turlington Burns, in honor of silenced mothers.

    Christy Turlington Burns: Why You Should Stay Mum This Mother’s Day

    Christy Turlington Burns

    May 11, 2012

  • Historical Examples of christy

  • I stopped at the gate to tell Ellinor and Christy that I was safe.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • “Sure enough, your honour desarved to be born a gentleman,” said Christy.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • Christy made a low bow, and seemed much at a loss what he was to say next.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • How should you like to have such a room of your own, Christy?

    Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • The day appointed for Christy’s final determination arrived.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • British Dictionary definitions for christy Christy Christie noun plural -ties (sometimes not capital)

    1. skiing a turn in which the body is swung sharply round with the skis parallel, originating in Norway and used for stopping, slowing down, or changing direction quickly

    Word Origin for Christy C20: shortened from Christiania Christie noun

    1. Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
    2. John (Reginald Halliday). 1898–1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
    3. Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
    4. William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants

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