neer


neer

adjective

  1. born (placed after the name of a married woman to introduce her maiden name): Madame de Staël, nee Necker.

adverb Literary.

  1. never.

adjective

  1. indicating the maiden name of a married womanMrs Bloggs née Blandish

adverb

  1. a poetic contraction of never

introducing the maiden name of a married woman, 1758, from French née, fem. past participle of naître “born,” from Latin natus, past participle of nasci “to be born” (Old Latin gnasci; see genus). c.1200, contraction of never.

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