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I am richer than Davy Crockett. I can settle back and do what I want to do. And what I want to do is card tricks and magic.
Harry Anderson

Meaning of "Davy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DAVY

Davy  [ˈdeɪvɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DAVY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Davy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DAVY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Davy

Davy is common shortened form of the name David; the term davy may refer to a type of mining lamp or an affidavit. Davy may refer to: ▪ Davy lamp, a type of safety lamp with its flame encased inside a mesh screen ▪ Davy, West Virginia ▪ Davy, a crater on the moon ▪ Davy, a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Edgar Pangborn ▪ Davy, a 1957 British film produced by Basil Dearden ▪ Davy, a 2009 album by Coconut Records ▪ Davy Stockbrokers, an Irish based wealth manager Davy is the surname of: ▪ Humphry Davy, British chemist ▪ Edmund Davy, British chemist & academic ▪ Edward Davy, British physician & researcher ▪ John Davy , British physician & chemist ▪ John Davy , Irish cricketer ▪ John M. Davy, American politician ▪ Richard Davy, Renaissance composer, organist and choirmaster ▪ Davy, English cricketer playing in 1787-88...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DAVY


agave
əˈɡeɪvɪ
cavie
ˈkeɪvɪ
cavy
ˈkeɪvɪ
clavie
ˈkleɪvɪ
gravy
ˈɡreɪvɪ
mavie
ˈmeɪvɪ
navy
ˈneɪvɪ
shavie
ˈʃeɪvɪ
slavey
ˈsleɪvɪ
wavey
ˈweɪvɪ
wavy
ˈweɪvɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DAVY

Davao
daven
Davenant
davenport
Daventry
David
David I
David II
davidia
Davies
Davis
Davis Cup
Davis Strait
Davisson
davit
Davos
Davy Jones
Davy Jones´s locker
Davy lamp
Davys

WORDS THAT END LIKE DAVY

Department of the Navy
Donleavy
French navy
heavy
merchant navy
onion gravy
peavy
Royal Navy
superheavy
tail-heavy
the navy
top-heavy
ultraheavy

Synonyms and antonyms of Davy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Davy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DAVY

Find out the translation of Davy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Davy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Davy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

戴维
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Davy
570 millions of speakers

English

Davy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डेवी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ديفي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Дэви
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Davy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডেভি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Davy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Davy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Davy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デービー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

데비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Davy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Davy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டேவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डेव्ही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Davy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Davy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Davy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Деві
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Davy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Davy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Davy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Davy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Davy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Davy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DAVY»

The term «Davy» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.774 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DAVY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Davy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Davy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Davy

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5 QUOTES WITH «DAVY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Davy.
1
Harry Anderson
I am richer than Davy Crockett. I can settle back and do what I want to do. And what I want to do is card tricks and magic.
2
Libba Bray
I'm related to Davy Crockett on my mom's side. Honest.
3
Douglas Brinkley
When I was 8 years old, I made my own encyclopedia of American biography - Johnny Appleseed, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, Charles Lindbergh, my pantheon of favorite heroes. Then I would write my own things and sew them together and try to make my own book.
4
Stephen Hunter
The squiggly rubber Davy Jones face in 'Pirates' with the tentacles, barnacles and goobers - that's modeled on me.
5
George Stephenson
The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey Davy came into this part of the country.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DAVY»

Discover the use of Davy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Davy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Davy
Davy is set in the far future of our world, in the fourth century after the collapse of what we describe as the twentieth-century civilisation.
Edgar Pangborn, 2011
2
Humphry Davy: Science and Power
In this illuminating and entertaining biography David Knight draws upon Humphry Davy's poetry, notebooks, and informal writings to introduce us to one of the first professional scientists.
David Knight, 1998
3
Researches, Chemical and Philosophical: Chiefly Concerning ...
"Davy discovered the anaesthetic properties of nitrous oxide and suggested its use during surgical operations ..."--Garrison-Morton.
Sir Humphry Davy, 1800
4
How Davy Crockett Moved the Sun: An American Tall Tale
Perform this American tall tale about how Davy Crockett moved the sun.
Carol Pugliano-Martin, 2006
5
My Heart Is an Idiot: Essays
But as much as Rothbart is a tragically lovable, irresistibly brokenhearted hero, it’s his prose that’s the star of the book.
Davy Rothbart, 2012
6
Land Policy: Planning and the Spatial Consequences of Property
With international examples, this is a valuable resource for those concerned with town planning, land reform, land use and human rights.
Benjamin Davy, 2012
7
Davy Crockett: Frontier Legend
Describes the life and career of Davy Crockett, focusing on his work as a scout and pioneer in the early nineteenth century and his legendary death at the Alamo in 1836.
George Edward Stanley, 2008
8
King of the Wild Frontier: An Autobiography by Davy Crockett
This easy-reading autobiography established Davy Crockett as a larger-than-life American hero and introduced tall tales of the frontier to a popular audience.
Davy Crockett, 2012
9
In the Footsteps of Davy Crockett
In this book, which is part biography, part travel guide, the reader will learn these and other interesting facts about Crocketts life. This volume guides you to the exact locations where Crockett spent important moments in his life.
K. Randell Jones, 2006
10
Davy Wave
Davy Wave is a bedtime story meant to send children to sleep feeling safe and protected. It's a short story about a little lap that becomes a real wave and then sets off on his journey.
F. David Druhan, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DAVY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Davy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
When Davy Crockett rode into Hull to give kids road safety advice
Originally shown in cinemas in the same year as the Walt Disney movie of the same name, the Hull version of Davy Crockett features a police ... «Hull Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Davy Research Keeps Mondi PLC (LON:MNDI) as "Outperform"
In an analyst report revealed to clients and investors on Wednesday, 8 July, Mondi PLC (LON:MNDI) stock had its “Outperform” Rating kept by ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
3
Armagh escape punishment over Davy Byrne injuries
Armagh will escape sanction after Dublin player Davey Byrne sustained serious injuries in a challenge match between the two counties last ... «the Irish News, Jul 15»
4
Davy Research Reconfirmed Powerflute Oyj (LON:POWR) as …
In a research report sent to clients and investors on Wednesday, 8 July, Powerflute Oyj (LON:POWR) stock had its “Outperform” Rating ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
5
UPC purchase of TV3 set to ramp up pressure on UTV - Davy
UPC's purchase of TV3 is likely to ramp up the pressure on struggling UTV Ireland, according to Davy Stockbrokers. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
6
Week at Camp Davy Crockett serves up 'a lifetime of fun'
That place is Camp Davy Crockett, a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) summer camp resting on 1,865 acres in Hawkins and Hamblen counties and ... «Kingsport Times News, Jul 15»
7
Kady-Ann Davy: Progress made, goals to reach
With the implementation of Davy Community Action Team (DCAT), a multitude of residents became involved in issues ranging from increasing ... «Fayetteville Observer, Jul 15»
8
Greater battles lie ahead for Davy Fitz's stable of young colts
Back to the track once more for Davy Fitz and his stable of young colts. If there's no particular mystery in the outcome here, Clare are never less ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
9
Obama meets (and sings) Davy Crockett
The inspiration? Obama spoke with a man named Davy Crockett, a namesake for the Tennessee-born frontiersman, solider, and politician who ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
10
Davy, Burlington topple Surrey in 6 innings
Davy, Burlington topple Surrey in 6 innings. July 2, 2015. JARROD PETERSON - Staff Writer (jpeterson@minotdailynews.com) , Minot Daily News. Save | Post a ... «Minot Daily News, Jul 15»

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