Bailey

Primary Meanings of Bailey

1.
n
English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)
2.
n
United States singer (1918-1990)
Full Definitions of Bailey
1

n English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)

Synonyms:
Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey
Example of:
lexicographer, lexicologist
a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
2

n United States singer (1918-1990)

Synonyms:
Pearl Bailey, Pearl Mae Bailey
Example of:
singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer
a person who sings

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