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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kris-tee]
    • /ˈkrɪs ti/
    • /ˈkrɪstɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-tee]
    • /ˈkrɪs ti/

Definitions of christie word

  • noun christie Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952) 3
  • noun christie John (Reginald Halliday). 1898–1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged 3
  • noun christie Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist 3
  • noun christie William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants 3
  • noun christie any of various high-speed turns to change direction, reduce speed, or stop, made by shifting weight, with the skis parallel when the turn is completed 3
  • noun christie Dame Agatha(born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) 1890-1976; Eng. writer of detective stories 3

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Origin of christie

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
1915-20; by shortening; see -ie

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Parts of speech for Christie


christie popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

christie usage trend in Literature

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