1. [ noun ] (linguistics,prosody) English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)
Synonyms: john_rupert_firth j._r._firth
Related terms: linguist
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9338
3. [ noun ] (geography) a long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)
Related terms: estuary solway_firth firth_of_forth firth_of_clyde moray_firth Scotland
Similar spelling:   Fiorito