Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: naomi
IPA transcription: [neɪ'oʊmi]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Naomi, Noemi
    Meaning: the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
Usage examples
  • "What shall I do?" Naomi repeated.
  • I was just leaving the room, when the door suddenly opened, and Naomi herself stood before me!
  • Naomi followed my instructions with a woman's quick intelligence where stratagems are concerned.
  • I had hardly been a minute in the tool-house before I heard him speaking to Naomi on the other side of the door.
  • Half an hour later, one of the women-servants handed to me an envelope bearing my name on it in Naomi's handwriting.
  • It rests with you, Miss Naomi, to keep me here, and to persuade me to save Ambrose by showing myself and owning to my name."
  • A lovely moonlight met my view; it was like the moonlight on the fatal evening when Naomi had met John Jago on the garden walk.
  • It was in my experience of human nature that he should venture back to Narrabee under these circumstances, and under the influence of his infatuation for Naomi.
  • I had determined, on Naomi's account, to clear the matter up; but it is only candid to add that my doubts of John Jago's existence remained unshaken by the letter.
  • Mortified pride--doubly mortified by Naomi's contemptuous refusal and by the personal indignity offered to him by Ambrose--was at the bottom of his conduct in absenting himself from Morwick.