Donald vs Randy - What's the difference?

donald | randy |

As proper nouns the difference between donald and randy

is that donald is while randy is a diminutive of randall and randolph, used as a male given name in the us.



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 1816 , Old Mortality , Samuel H. Parker, 1836, page 232
  • "Country?" replied Cuddie; "ou, the country's weel eneugh, and it werena that dour deevil, Calver'se, ( they ca' him Dundee now) that's stirring about yet in the Highlands, they say, with a' the Donalds , and Duncans, and Dugalds, that ever wore bottomless breeks, driving about wi' him, to set things asteer again, - - -
  • * 1980 , The Glass House, a Novella and Stories , Viking Press, 1980, ISBN 0670341797, page 76:
  • My friends call me Terry. My husband always used my full name, Teresa. He said it made him feel like he was married to a foreign woman. And I never called him Don or Donny or Donny Joe. I called him Donald from the first time we met.
  • * 1991 , Donald Duk , Coffee House Press, 1991, ISBN 0918273838, page 1
  • Donald' Duk never liked his name. He hates his name. He is not a duck. He is not a cartoon character. - - - "Only the Chinese are stupid enough to give a kid a stupid name like '''Donald''' Duk," ' Donald Duk says to himself.

    Usage notes

    *Popular in all English-speaking countries in the first half of the 20th century.

    Derived terms

    * Donald Duck * (pet forms) Don, Donnie, Donny * (female given name) Donna



    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l)


  • Sexually aroused; full of sexual lust.
  • Rude]] or coarse in manner, primarily [[Scotland, Scottish in usage.
  • Derived terms

    * randiness


    * (sexually aroused) horny, toey; see also * coarse, rude


    (en noun)
  • impudent beggar
  • boisterous, coarse, loose woman
  • virago
  • (sports, aerial freestyle skiing) one and a half twist acrobatic maneuver
  • See also

    * (freestyle aerial skiing) rudy, daffy, full, double-full, triple-full, lay, back, hurricane