What is another word for Marys?

7 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈe͡əɹiz], [ mˈe‍əɹiz], [ m_ˈeə_ɹ_i_z]

Synonyms for Marys:

What are the hypernyms for Marys?

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

Usage examples for Marys

The world has ever had its vestal virgins, its holy women, mothers of ideas rather than of men; its Marys, as well as its Marthas, who, rather than be busy housewives, preferred to sit at the feet of divine wisdom, and ponder the mysteries of the unknown.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897"
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
These two Marys so different, so well represented by Spanish art, embody one of those shining symbols with which Christianity abounds.
"Eugenie Grandet"
Honore de Balzac
She counted up and she knew seven Marys, with her grandmother and old Mrs. Wilcox, who's deaf and half blind, and four Roses.
"Mary Rose of Mifflin"
Frances R. Sterrett

Famous quotes with Marys

  • I just started making Bloody Marys. I always thought they looked gross, then I tasted one. There's an art to it, from the Tabasco to the Worcestershire.
    Tara Reid
  • A thousand Marys lured me, To feathered beds and fields of glover, Bird with crooked wing cast, Its wicked shadow over, A bauble moon did mock, And trinket stars did smile, Your funeral, my trial.
    Nick Cave

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