How To Spell Bly?

Correct spelling: Bly

What does the abbreviation Bly mean?


descendant of Blighe
Bly as a boy's name is of Irish, Gaelic and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Bly is "descendant of Blighe". Transferred use of the surname, an anglicized form of an Irish Gaelic name. Blighe is probably derived from Old Norse "Bligr", meaning "to gaze".

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This graph shows how "Bly" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for Bly?

  1. I knew the music of " Nelly Bly but had never known the words, so I tried to improvise some; but it was impossible for me to think of more than two words which rhymed with " Bly and those were " sly" and " eye." – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  2. Don't you remember the Bly case? – Windows (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009

What are the rhymes for Bly?

  1. yie, sky, buy, ngai, thy, fry, cy, lie, bi, wye, shy, tye, pry, dry, fye, pie, fae, tie, hi, chae, high, gyi, phi, guy, ai, eye, pi, vy, flye, sri, why, cai, ly, dai, sty, fi, dye, psi, sigh, shai, hy, jai, spy, sly, bligh, cry, pty, sci, nye, by, phy, frye, my, brye, vi, chai, bae, chi, pae, wry, wai, vie, kyi, gae, lai, ty, lye, tai, sai, pye, nie, mei, wy, try, pri, tae, sy, rye, tsai, kwai, lxi, nigh, mai, die, fly, aye, bye, ay, keye, thai, kai, thigh, spry, ply;
  2. bonsai, whereby, alai, shanghai, retry, july, thereby, untie, hereby, apply, mcfly, versailles, good-bye, hi-fi, mihai, imai, decry, supply, descry, rely, standby, brunei, imply, reply, deny, goodbye, nearby, comply, uy, iwai, bye-bye, belie, kanai, defy, awry, ally, dubai;
  3. dui, overfly, misapply, underlie, resupply;
  4. cspi, oversupply, isty;
  5. dwi;