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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name).

Usage examples (32)
  • Even Bev Perdue, whose friggin 'surname is French for "lost," probably won't.
  • Don's surname is pronounced MAR-kwiss, not Mar-KEE.
  • Sorry about that but the surname is CROTTY, not COTTY.
  • If the surname is short, the full name may be engraved. for more
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