Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a nonexistent person popularized by American servicemen during World War II

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Origin of the word Kilroy

  1. U.S. military graffito character dates to 1945 and is said to be either Sgt. Francis J. Kilroy Jr., U.S. Army Air Transport, whose friend or friends began writing his name everywhere as a prank; or war materi?ls inspector James J. Kilroy of Quincy, Mass., who wrote "Kilroy was here" on everything he checked. more

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Words that sound like Kilroy

k-lor, kalahari, kaochlor, keller, kiggelaria, killer, kohleria

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