Jessie

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: jessie

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(name from Hebrew): From Ancient Greek Ἰεσσαί (Iessaí), from Hebrew יִשַׁי(Yishai).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Jessie (plural Jessies)

  1. A pet form of Jane and Jessica, also used as a formal female given name.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew, of American usage, variant of Jesse.

Noun[edit]

Jessie (plural Jessies)

  1. (slang, sometimes uncapitalized) A cowardly person, especially a man; an effeminate man.

Synonyms[edit]