Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: parry
IPA transcription: [p'ɛɹi]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: parry, block, deflect
    Meaning: impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"
Usage examples
  • "Rope him, somebody!" shouted Parry.
  • "Hey, come back here!" shouted Parry.
  • So--but Tom Parry told you, of course."
  • "Tom Parry didn't," objected the guide.
  • She could not parry the man's questions.
  • Tom Parry, piling fresh fuel on the embers of the camp-fire, soon had the scene brightly lighted.
  • When Captain Parry was on Melville Island, he knew the thermometer to fall to 56 degrees," said Procope.
  • Tom Parry, aroused by this new note in the midnight medley, tumbled out just in time to see Stacy disappearing over the ridge.
  • I have been saying how glad I should be if the Skinners were here this winter instead of last; or if the Parrys had come, as they talked of once, she might have danced with George Parry.