What is another word for billy?

Pronunciation: [bˈɪli] (IPA)

Billy is a popular nickname that has various synonyms. Some of the synonyms for the name include Bill, William, Willie, Willy, and Bilbo. Billy is often short for the name William, and as such, the name Bill is a common synonym. Other synonyms that are related to the name William include Liam, Guillaume, and Guillermo. The name Willy is also a popular synonym and is often used as a nickname for boys with the name William. Furthermore, Bilbo is a rare but fun synonym for Billy and is commonly attributed to a character from J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, "The Hobbit".

Synonyms for Billy:

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  • Independent

    • Adverb
      biily.
    • Verb, gerund or present participle
      getting.
  • Other Related

    • Interjection
      Billie.

What are the hypernyms for Billy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Billy?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for billy (as nouns)

Usage examples for Billy

Thank ye, billy, haave a good bowl of broth?
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
I wondther if billy O'Hare's in bed?
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
"Ye can do switherin' as easy sittin' as standin'," Anna said, and billy sat down.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine

Famous quotes with Billy

  • The inventive genius of great England will not forever sit patient with mere wheels and pinions, bobbins, straps and billy-rollers whirring in the head of it. The inventive genius of England is not a Beaver's, or a Spinner's or Spider's genius: it is a Man's genius, I hope, with a God over him!
    Thomas Carlyle
  • Someone should put together a ballet under the title A corps of prisoners, their ankles shackled together, thick felt mittens on their hands, muffs over their ears, black hoods over their heads, do the dances of the persecuted and the desperate. Around them, guards in olive green uniforms prance with demonic energy and glee, cattle prods and billy-clubs at the ready. They touch the prisoners with the prods and the prisoners leap; they wrestle prisoners to the ground and shove the clubs up their anuses and the prisoners go into spasms. In a corner, a man on stilts in a Donald Rumsfeld mask alternately writes at his lectern and dances ecstatic little jigs. One day it will be done, though not by me. It may even be a hit in London and Berlin and New York. It will have absolutely no effect on the people it targets, who could not care less what ballet audiences think of them.
    J. M. Coetzee
  • This isn't the Right, this is the billy-club. Italians don't know how to go Right without ending up in the billy-club.
    Indro Montanelli

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