Associations to the word «Kris»


KRIS, noun. An Indonesian or Malay dagger with a wavy, or rigid serpentine blade.
KRIS, noun. A Moro sword with an asymmetrical blade.
KRIS, verb. (transitive) To stab with a kris.
KRIS, proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Kristina, Christina, and related given names.
KRIS, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given names Christopher, Christian, and related given names.
KRIS KINDLE, noun. Alternative term for secret Santa
KRIS KRINGLE, proper noun. Santa Claus.

Dictionary definition

KRIS, noun. A Malayan dagger with a wavy blade.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats