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People fell in love with Alex Higgins, a working-class fellow from the back streets of Belfast. That's what brought the game alive.
John Higgins

Meaning of "Higgins" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HIGGINS

Higgins  [ˈhɪɡɪnz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HIGGINS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Higgins 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 HIGGINS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Higgins in the English dictionary

The first definition of Higgins in the dictionary is Alex, known as Hurricane Higgins. 1949–2010, Northern Irish snooker player: world champion. Other definition of Higgins is Jack, real name Harry Patterson. born 1929, British novelist; his thrillers include The Eagle Has Landed, Confessional, and Midnight Runner. Higgins is also Michael. born 1941, Irish politician: president of Ireland from 2011.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HIGGINS


Athens
ˈæθɪnz
brains
breɪnz
collins
ˈkɒlɪnz
gains
ɡeɪnz
headlines
ˈhedlaɪnz
Hopkins
ˈhɒpkɪnz
Huggins
ˈhʌɡɪnz
Jenkins
ˈdʒɛŋkɪnz
juggins
ˈdʒʌɡɪnz
lines
laɪnz
mains
meɪnz
muggins
ˈmʌɡɪnz
O´Higgins
əʊˈhɪɡɪnz
origins
ˈɒrɪdʒɪnz
Owens
ˈəʊɪnz
Pines
paɪnz
plains
pleɪnz
proggins
ˈprɒɡɪnz
remains
rɪˈmeɪnz
Twins
twɪnz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIGGINS

Higgs boson
Higgs particle
high
high altar
high and dry
high and low
high and mighty
High Arctic

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIGGINS

Atkins
Benjamins
bins
blackout curtains
curtains
Dawkins
Great Plains
Hawkins
matins
Moulins
rains
reins
Robbins
Rocky Mountains
Rollins
ruins
strains
the Twins
Tocantins
Wilkins

Synonyms and antonyms of Higgins in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Higgins» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIGGINS

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

Translator English - Chinese

希金斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Higgins
570 millions of speakers

English

Higgins
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हिगिंस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هيغنز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Хиггинс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Higgins
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিগিন্স
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Higgins
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Higgins
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Higgins
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヒギンズ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

히긴스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Higgins
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Higgins
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹிக்கின்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हिगिन्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Higgins
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Higgins
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Higgins
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Хіггінс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Higgins
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Higgins
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Higgins
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Higgins
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Higgins
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Higgins

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGGINS»

The term «Higgins» is very widely used and occupies the 16.461 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGGINS» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «HIGGINS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Higgins.
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John Higgins
People fell in love with Alex Higgins, a working-class fellow from the back streets of Belfast. That's what brought the game alive.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIGGINS»

Discover the use of Higgins in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Higgins and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Satellite Newsgathering
First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Jonathan Higgins, 2009
2
Daddy's Little Girl
Journalist Ellie Cavanaugh, the sister of a murder victim, attends the parole hearing of the man who had been convicted of the crime twenty-two years earlier, and begins to wonder if his claim of innocence might be true.
Mary Higgins Clark, 2003
3
Tallahassee Higgins
“Out of sight, out of mind.” That’s what Tallahassee Higgins’s mother, Liz, always says about her ex-boyfriends.
Mary Downing Hahn, 2007
4
A Devil is Waiting (Sean Dillon Series, Book 19)
A devil is waiting for them, and the assassination plot is only the beginning. A Devil is Waiting. The blistering new adventure of murder, terrorism, and revenge from the legendary bestselling author, Jack Higgins.
Jack Higgins, 2012
5
The Best Man
After being left at the altar years ago, Faith is ready to return to her family's winery, but when she finds herself drawn to local police chief Levi, she cannot forget the role he played in breaking up her wedding.
Kristan Higgins, 2013
6
The Grid Book
Ten grids that changed the world: the emergence and evolution of the most prominent visual structure in Western culture.
Hannah Higgins, 2009
7
The Real Professor Higgins: The Life and Career of Daniel Jones
This volume presents a full-scale biography of Daniel Jones, a preeminent scholar and Britsih phonetician of the early 20th century, and the first linguist to hold a chair at a British university.
Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees, 1999
8
Where Are You Now?: A Novel
Driven to solve the mystery of an older sibling's disappearance ten years earlier, young lawyer Carolyn MacKenzie investigates a bizarre community of people who choose to disappear, embarking on a quest with life-threatening consequences.
Mary Higgins Clark, 2009
9
I'll Walk Alone: A Novel
In I ll Walk Alone, Alexandra “Zan” Moreland, a gifted, beautiful interior designer on the threshold of a successful Manhattan career, is terrified to discover that somebody is not only using her credit cards and manipulating her ...
Mary Higgins Clark, 2011
10
A Cry In The Night
When Jenny MacPartland meets the man of her dreams while working in a New York art gallery, she's ecstatic.
Mary Higgins Clark, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HIGGINS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Higgins is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ben Higgins Speaks: What He Really Thinks of Becoming the Next …
Nice guys can finish first! Though he was sent home heartbroken by Kaitlyn Bristowe on The Bachelorette, Ben Higgins' televised journey to ... «E! Online, Jul 15»
2
Rally racing: Subaru driver David Higgins rules American … - SI.com
While NASCAR's high-octane traveling circus is taking over New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend, one of the most dominant drivers ... «SI.com, Jul 15»
3
CSU's Rashard Higgins on Biletnikoff Award watch list
CSU's Rashard Higgins, one of three finalists last year, was named to the preseason watch list Wednesday for the Biletnikoff Award, given ... «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»
4
Nick Saban has gone from winning to whining: Ron Higgins | NOLA …
Nick Saban has gone from winning to whining: Ron Higgins. Nick Saban. Alabama coach Nick Saban led off day three of the SEC Football ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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SEC Football Media Days Postcard from Hoover, Day 3: Ron Higgins
SEC Football Media Days Postcard from Hoover, Day 3: Ron Higgins. Ron Higgins. Print Email · Ron Higgins, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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Meet Det. Higgins, NYPD's Official Beekeeper | Prospect Heights …
Det. Daniel Higgins, the ”official NYPD beekeeper,” just opened a Twitter account this afternoon, geniously handled @NYPDbees. And for a ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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The Cult of Conversion & Confession | Tristan Higgins
A few of my longtime friends have told me that they want to see more of the real writing that I do. The stuff that is about my life, my feelings, my ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Mull Options For Mannheim-Higgins - Journal & Topics Newspapers …
Off The Record Mull Options For Mannheim-Higgins ... to redevelop five acres of prime city-owned property near the Mannheim-Higgins corner. «Journal & Topics Newspapers Online, Jul 15»
9
Area residents reeling after Samantha Higgins's death | Montreal …
Higgins's dismembered body was found last week in Hinchinbrooke. Fontanelli was formally charged Tuesday afternoon in Montreal with ... «Montreal Gazette, Jul 15»
10
RAW: Samantha Higgins's fiancé on her disappearance
Nick Fontanelli spoke with CBC shortly after his fiancée was reported missing last week. He has now been charged with first-degree murder. «CBC.ca, Jul 15»

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