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Common misspellings for peter:

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Peter \p(e)-ter\

Meaning:
rock
Origin:
Greek
Details:
Peter as a boy's name is pronounced PEE-ter. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Peter is "rock". Variant of Petros. Biblical: one of the 12 apostles, Peter the fisherman was impulsive and had strong faith. Jesus said of him, "Upon this Rock I will build my church". In Catholic tradition, the first pope. The play "Peter Pan" has made the name popular. Pieter is a Dutch form; Petrov and Pyotr are Russian; Pierre is French; Boutros is Arabic. See also Pernell. Artists Piero della Francesca, Peter Paul Rubens; Russian emperor Peter the Great; actors Peter O'Toole, Peter Krause; Peter Rabbit; film directors Peter Jackson, Peter Bogdanovich; tennis player Pete Sampras.
Related names:
Piers, Cephas, Parkins, Perkin, Ferris, Pekelo.
Meaning:
Potter, Pedrio.
Variants:
Par, Peder, Per, Pete, Peterson, Petre, Petros, Pierce, Piero, Pierre, Piet, Pieter, Pietro, Piotr, Pedro, Pyotr, Boutros, Pekka, Petar, Petr, Petrov.

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Examples of usage for peter:

  1. But Peter didn't know this. "Mrs. Peter Rabbit" , Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. " Perhaps something has happened to him," thought Peter. "Mrs. Peter Rabbit" , Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. As for himself, Peter didn't care how he looked. "Mrs. Peter Rabbit" , Thornton W. Burgess.

Quotes for peter:

  1. I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character. - Dan Aykroyd
  2. Peter is an old friend. I'm heartbroken, but he's also a tough guy. I'm counting on him getting through this very difficult passage. - Tom Brokaw
  3. As Peter Bogdanovich would say of Paper Moon: Ryan's wonderful in it, and he sat there and watched the kid steal the picture. - Tatum O'Neal
  4. Well, Peter has a writing style, but again, time changes subject matters and attitudes. - Josh Silver
  5. When we were filming, I thought that I was Peter Pan, you know? I thought I was the coolest kid in the world, so I wound up being the coolest kid in the world. - Jeremy Sumpter

Idioms for peter:

  1. rob Peter to pay Paul
  2. peter out
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