- masc. proper name, from Old Irish Patraicc (Irish Padraig), from Latin Patricius, literally "a patrician" (see patrician). As a given name, chiefly in northern England and Scotland, in Ireland only a popular name after 1600, due probably to the Scots settlers in Ulster. [Reaney]
- 1. This put me in mind of some-thing Patrick said many years ago.
- 2. Patrick often plays up when he knows I'm in a hurry.
- 3. For some inexplicable reason she was attracted to Patrick.
- 4. Patrick Devlin was an outstanding judge and brilliant jurist.
- 5. She felt that what she had done was a betrayal of Patrick.
[ Patrick 造句 ]