Christopher [kris-tuh-fer] Examples noun
- Saint,died a.d. c250, Christian martyr.
- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “Christ-bearer.”
Examples from the Web for christopher Contemporary Examples of christopher
Christopher Nolan, Interstellar “My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” Nolan told me.
January 6, 2015
After the curtain calls, Christopher comes back to explain a complicated math problem.
December 31, 2014
This article was reported and written by Sami Yousafzai with additional material and editing by Christopher Dickey.
Sami Yousafzai, Christopher Dickey
December 19, 2014
To unwind, Sharp takes long showers, and stops himself from separating his food on his plate as Christopher would.
December 7, 2014
Sharp has spent so long being Christopher he can just “drop into him and stay in him consistently” before a performance.
December 7, 2014
Historical Examples of christopher
“You are quite right: there’s not a doubt of it,” answered Mr. Christopher.
“Now let us fasten up the door I came in by,” said Christopher.
“I don’t like talking about things before at least they are begun,” answered Christopher.
Christopher stood silent, as if brooding on what he had seen.
“It goes into no lady’s house, so far as I understand,” said Christopher.
British Dictionary definitions for christopher Christopher noun
- Saint. 3rd century ad, Christian martyr; patron saint of travellers
Word Origin and History for christopher Christopher
masc. proper name, Church Latin Christophoros, from Ecclesiastical Greek khristophoros, literally “Christ-bearing;” from phoros “bearer,” from pherein “to carry” (see). In medieval legend he was a giant (one of the rare virtuous ones) who aided travellers by carrying them across a river. Medallions with his image worn by travellers are known from the Middle Ages (e.g. Chaucer’s Yeoman). Not a common name in medieval England.
christopher in Culture Christopher
A(though no longer listed by the in the Calendar of Saints). appeared to him as a little child whom Christopher carried across a stream. Christopher means “Christ-bearer.”
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