Christy 1[kris-tee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural Chris·ties. (sometimes lowercase) Skiing.
Origin of Christy 1by shortening Christy 2[kris-tee] noun
- Edwin P.,1815–62, U.S. minstrel-show performer and producer.
- Howard Chan·dler [chand-ler, chahnd-] /ˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-/, 1873–1952, U.S. illustrator and painter.
- a male given name, form of .
- a female given name, form of .
Christie 2or Chris·ty [kris-tee] noun (sometimes lowercase) Skiing.
- 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; seeAlso called . Mathewson [math-yoo-suh n] noun
- 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.”
October 10, 2014
From Janay Rice to Christy Mack to Rihanna, our obsession with celebrity victims has reached an all-time high.
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 Daily Beast
August 16, 2014
They persuaded Christy to call her dad—on the air—and come clean.
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
May 11, 2012
Historical Examples of christy
I stopped at the gate to tell Ellinor and Christy that I was safe.
“Sure enough, your honour desarved to be born a gentleman,” said Christy.
Christy made a low bow, and seemed much at a loss what he was to say next.
How should you like to have such a room of your own, Christy?
The day appointed for Christy’s final determination arrived.
British Dictionary definitions for christy Christy Christie noun plural -ties (sometimes not capital)
- 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
- Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
- 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
- Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
- 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