Definition of

Kennedy

  1. (noun, location) a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
  2. (noun, person) 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Kennedy

  1. Irish surname, said to be from O.Ir. cinneide "ugly head." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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