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Phyllis

Definition of the noun Phyllis

What does Phyllis mean as a name of something?

Phyllis is a genus of Anthomyiidae, described by Robineau-Desvoidy in 1830.

Phyllis is a genus of Rubiaceae, described by Linnaeus in 1753.

Phyllis is a genus of Chrysomelidae, described by Gistl in 1847.

Phyllis is a genus of Sphaerophoraceae.

Phyllis is a genus of Rubiaceae, described by Linnaeus in 1753.

Phrases with Phyllis

  1. Genus Phyllis
  2. Baetis phyllis
  3. Trochosa phyllis
  4. Siphlonurus phyllis
  5. species Baetis phyllis
  6. species Trochosa phyllis
  7. Dorcopsis luctuosa phyllis
  8. species Siphlonurus phyllis
  9. Subspecies Dorcopsis Luctuosa Phyllis

People

  1. Phyllis a.k.a. Rod Stewart: Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, CBE is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of English and Scottish ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.
    • also known as Rod Steward; Stewart, Rod; Roderick David Stewart; Rod the Mod; Roderick David "Rod" Stewart
    • born on (69 years ago) in Highgate, child of Robert Stewart and Elsie Gilbart
    • nationality: England
    • education:
    • profession: Musician, singer-songwriter
    • member of musical groups:
    • spouses:
      • Marriage with Penny Lancaster since
      • Marriage with Rachel Hunter between and (15 years and 10 months)
      • Marriage with Alana Stewart between and (4 years and 10 months)
    • parent of
    • genres: Pop music, Rock music, Blues rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop rock, Hard rock, New Wave, Progressive rock, Soft rock, Folk rock, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Traditional pop music, Mod
    • albums: "1964 - 1969", "1976-12-24: A Night on the Town: Olympia, London, UK", "20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Rod Stewart", "A Night on the Town", "A Spanner in the Works", "Absolutely Live", "Ain't That Loving You Baby", "All for Love", "Amazing Grace", "An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down", "As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook, Volume II", "Atlantic Crossing", "Best Ballads", "Best of Rod Stewart Featuring "Reason to Believe"", "Blondes Have More Fun", "Body Wishes", "Camouflage", "Coast to Coast: Overture and Beginners", "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?", "Downtown Train", "Downtown Train – Selections from the Storyteller Anthology", "Encore: The Very Best of Rod Stewart, Volume 2", "Every Beat of My Heart", "Every Picture Tells a Story", "Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V", "Foolish Behaviour", "Foot Loose & Fancy Free", "Gasoline Alley", "Gold", "Golden Ballads", "Greatest Hits", "Handbags & Gladrags", "Have I Told You Lately", "Hot Legs / I Was Only Joking", "Human", "I Can't Deny It", "If We Fall in Love Tonight", "It Had to Be You... The Great American Songbook", "Just a Little Misunderstood", "La Música Latina: Grandes Mitos Del Siglo XX", "Lead Vocalist", "Legendary Hits", "Little Miss Understood / So Much To Say", "Live in Melbourne, Australia, 1977", "My Favourite Songs", "Never a Dull Moment", "One Night Only! Rod Stewart Live at Royal Albert Hall", "Out of Order", "Real Good Time"
    • written work: "Rod: The Autobiography"
    • filmography:
    • TV series:
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to NME Award for New Disc Singer
        • NME Award for New Disc Singer
        • nominated to NME Award for Best Album - "Smiler"
        • NME Award for Best Album - "Smiler"
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - "Blondes (Have More Fun)"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording - "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Album of the Year - "Foot Loose & Fancy Free"
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Album of the Year - "Blondes Have More Fun"
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Single of the Year - "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
        • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single - "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - "Young Turks"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - "Tonight I'm Yours"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - "Forever Young"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Downtown Train"
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Entertainer of the Year
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction - "Broken Arrow" (Art Director: José Montaño)
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Entertainer of the Year
        • nominated to Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist
        • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Have I Told You Lately"
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Adult Contemporary Artist of the Year
        • Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music
        • World Music Legend Award for Outstanding Contribution To The Music Industry
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals - "All for Love", with Bryan Adams & Sting
        • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Song from a Movie - "All for Love" (from The Three Musketeers), with Bryan Adams & Sting
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist
        • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
        • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Adult Contemporary Album - "Unplugged... And Seated"
        • American Music Award International Artist Award
        • World Music Award - Chopard Diamond Award
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "It Had to Be You... The Great American Songbook"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook, Volume II"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Volume III"
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Album of the Year - "It Had to Be You... The Great American Songbook"
        • Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Volume III" (Artist, Engineer/Mixer, Producer), with Andy Zulla & Steve Tyrell
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "Thanks for the Memory: The Great American Songbook, Volume IV"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V"
        • nominated to Juno Award for International Album of the Year - "Merry Christmas, Baby"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Album - "Merry Christmas, Baby"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Album - "Time"
    • official website: www.rodstewart.com
  2. Phyllis a.k.a. Phyllis Huffman was a casting director for film and television. She received numerous award nominations from the Casting Society of America throughout her career, winning twice.
    • also known as Phyllis Grennan, Phyllis M. Grennan, Phyllis Hoffman, Phyllis Grennan Huffman
    • born on (69 years ago) in The Bronx
    • nationality: United States of America
    • education: Webster University
    • profession: Casting director
    • spouses:
    • parent of Matt Huffman
    • died on (8 years ago) in New York City
    • filmography: played Judge Williams in "Brooklyn Lobster"
    • nomination:
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (The Boys Next Door), with Olivia Harris
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special - "The Late Shift", with Nancy Foy
  3. Phyllis a.k.a. Phyllis French was a wife of an actor Harold French.
    • Marriage with Harold French until
    • died in (73 years ago)
  4. Phyllis a.k.a. Mary Margaretta Phyllis Jones is a nurse. She is the mother of John Rhys-Davies.

There are other people with Phyllis in their name, like Phyllis Kay, Phyllis Alia, Phyllis Bash, Phyllis Bell, Phyllis Chai, Phyllis Cole, Phyllis Dare, Phyllis Dial, Phyllis Fine, Phyllis Garr and many others.

Characters

  1. Phyllis is a fictional character from the 2012 film To Rome with Love.
  2. Phyllis is a fictional character in the 2012 drama film Cherry.
  3. Phyllis is a fictional character from the 2011 film Dark Horse.
  4. Phyllis is a fictional character from the 2003 film My House in Umbria.
  5. Phyllis is a fictional character in the 2011 film Life of Lemon.
  6. Phyllis is a fictional character from the 2011 film Frankie Go Boom.
  7. Phyllis is a fictional film character.
  8. Phyllis is a fictional character from the 2008 and 2012 films Excision.
  9. Phyllis is a fictional character from the 2012 comedy film That's What She Said.

There are other characters with Phyllis in their name, like Phyllis Chai, Phyllis Ryan, Phyllis Coates, Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Martin, Phyllis Newman, Phyllis Potter, Phyllis Weaver, Phyllis Bentley, Phyllis Mcguire, Phyllis Roberts, Phyllis Anderson, Phyllis Summers Abbott and Phyllis Summers Newman.

Film

Phyllis is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 8, 1975 to March 13, 1977.

Place

Phyllis a.k.a. Phyllis, Kentucky: Phyllis is an unincorporated community located in Pike County, Kentucky, United States.

Miscellanea

  1. Phyllis is a character in Greek mythology, daughter of a Thracian king. She married Demophon, King of Athens and son of Theseus, while he stopped in Thrace on his journey home from the Trojan War.
    • also known as 费利斯
  2. The Phyllis was a British transport noted for having shipwrecked near the Burin Peninsula on the south coast of Newfoundland, and for the subsequent survival under brutal conditions and rescue of many of its passengers and crew.
  3. Phyllis: In Greek mythology, Phyllis was the god of the homonymous river in Bithynia. By a local meadow nymph, he became father of a son Dipsacus, who led a pastoral lifestyle by his father's river and was remembered for having been hospitable to Phrixus on the latter's way to Colchis.

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Google previewThe Dark Side of the Screen (2008)

Film Noir by Foster Hirsch

Phyllis is a figure of Machiavellian evil, chilling and reptilian, while Kitty is presented on a distinctly less sophisti—...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Relations (2004)

by Robert L. Heath

Berlowe's niece, Kathy Berlowe, also noted Phyllis Berlowe's love of travel. Trips to China and ...

Google previewDictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters (2007)

by Donald K. McKim

Phyllis Trible is a leading practitioner of rhetorical criticism of the Hebrew Scriptures. President of the Society of Biblical Literature in 1994, Trible has taught at Wake Forest University, Andover Newton Theological School and Union ...

Google previewThe poetry of flowers and flowers of poetry, to which are added, a simple treatise on botany with familiar examples and a copius floral dictionary (1863)

by Frances Sargent Locke Osgood

Fiction gives us an affecting account of the origin of the almond-tree; it relates, that Demophoon, the son of Theseus and Phaedra, when returning from the siege of Troy, was cast by a tempest on the coasts of Thrace, where the beautiful Phyllis ...

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My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee. (Phyllis Diller)
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Scrabble value of P3H4Y4L1L1I1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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