Woman who has slept with every man in the street
A loose woman.
ie Deirdre Barlow from UK Soap Coronation Street
you slept with every man you know? NO WAY! You are a right Deirdre!
possibly the coolest irish name ever
"i wish my name was deirdre, it's so cool"
Deirdre or Derdriu is the foremost tragic heroine in Irish mythology. Her story is part of the Ulster Cycle.
Deirdre was the daughter of Fedlimid mac Daill, a bard. When she was born, Cathbad the druid prophesied that she would be very beautiful, with twisted yellow tresses and mesmerizing grey-green eyes, but that kings and lords would go to war over her, and Ulster's three greatest warriors would be forced into exile for her sake. Conchobar mac Nessa, king of Ulster, decided to have her brought up in seclusion by Leabharcham, an old woman, and marry her when she was old enough. However, she met, fell in love with, and eloped with Naoise, a handsome young warrior, hunter and singer, accompanied by his two brothers--the sons of Uisnech. They fled to Scotland, but wherever they went the local king would try to kill Naoise and his brothers so he could have Deirdre. Eventually they ended up on a remote island, where Conchobar tracked them down.
"Deirdre's Lament", drawing by J.H. Bacon, c.1905.He sent Fergus mac Róich to them with a message of safe conduct home, but on the way back to Emain Macha Fergus was waylaid, forced by his personal geis to accept any offer of hospitality. He sent them on to Emain Macha with his son to protect them. After they had arrived, Conchobar sent Leabharcham to spy on Deirdre, to see whether or not she had lost her beauty in her long years of travel. Leabharcham, trying still to protect Deirdre from a marriage to Conchobar, told him she...
the hottest girl that ever lived
That girl is so sexy!
Yeah man, her name must be Deirdre!
(dâr`drə, dēr`–) Proper N. from the Celtic heroine of "Deirdre and the sons of Uisnach", written in the 8th or 9th century, part of the Ulster Cycle. Popular in Scotland and Ireland.
1) A diminutive of der daughter, girl
, "girly", "lass"
3) A diminuative of dér tear
2) "Troubler" or "troublemaker". From the footnotes of James Stephens' "Deirdre".
5) A vitrified fort at Inverfarigaig on the eastern shore of Loch Ness, Dún Dearduil Deirdre's Fortress
"That Deirdre sure lives up to her name--what a trouble maker!"