Associations to the word «Whitney»

Wiktionary

WHITNEY, proper noun. A habitational surname​.
WHITNEY, proper noun. A female given name transferred from the surname, popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

Dictionary definition

WHITNEY, noun. United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825).
WHITNEY, noun. The highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high).

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca