What does the word Ernest mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Serious; important.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Zealous; fervent.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Ernestly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Ernestness.

Usage examples for Ernest

  1. What must Ernest think of you!" – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. " That's right, Sherm, you did," put in Ernest who was usually fair. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  3. It cannot belong to a woman, so it went to his brother Ernest, instead of his niece Victoria. – Young Folks' History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge