Dictionary

Coventry

noun Cov·en·try \ˈkə-vən-trē also ˈkä-\

Definition of COVENTRY

:  a state of ostracism or exclusion <sent to Coventry>

Origin of COVENTRY

Coventry, England
First Known Use: 1765

Coventry

geographical name Cov·en·try

Definition of COVENTRY

1
\ˈkə-vən-trē\ town W Rhode Island pop 35,014
2
\ˈkä-, ˈkə-\ city cen England in W. Midlands pop 292,500

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: Coventry bellPrevious Word in the Dictionary: covenant theologyAll Words Near: Coventry
May 29, 2015
bodacious Hear it
unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears