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n. (given name female from=Hebrew) popular in the 1950s and the 1960s.

Debra (song)

"Debra" is a song by Beck. He had originally attempted to record "Debra" with the Dust Brothers for Odelay, but he thought that it was too tongue-in-cheek. It was debuted mainstream in 1996, and, as Beck noted, "it became the centerpiece of the whole set. It was the song that people would react to more than the songs that they'd heard on the radio. So we kept playing it and playing it." The song finally made it on to Midnite Vultures in 1999. The song maintains a cult following.

The song was covered by German industrial artist Kompressor. Kompressor's version is called "Kompressor Want To Get With You."


Debra is a variant spelling of the feminine given name Deborah.

Debra may refer to:

Debra (community development block)

Debra is a community development block that forms an administrative division in the Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Debra (disambiguation)

Debra is a female given name.

It may also refer to:

Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Usage examples of "debra".

There was a bottle of Canadian Club that Debra had given her for Christmas, about a month after Dennis had left.

Barbara got on the phone to Debra, hysterical by then, having watched Dennis leave without so much as a backward glance.

She was astounded at the variety of hiding places Debra came up with, and began, by osmosis almost, to feel suspicious herself.

Debra stayed on the phone and coached her through the little pieces of paper, the search through the jacket pockets of his suits, his shoeboxes on the floor in the back of the closet, and made her shake books from his side of the bed table.

Debra said, and Chook did not take her eyes off the willowy grace of Debra until a door swung shut behind her.

They came walking slowly back into the big room, and I saw Chook wearing an odd expression, Debra looking secretively amused.

Ras Adal, the Abyssinian general, had not expected them to come so high and he made the mistake of allowing them to debouch unopposed on to the plain of Debra Sin before he attacked them.

He looked down at himself, at the red life that was his but also Teresas and Debras racing out of him and embracing the ground, turning the snow pink as candy floss at his feet.

And there, at my gangplank, slender and graceful as a young birch tree, dressed in a pale high fashion gray, five matched pieces of luggage standing beside her, cab driver hovering in the background, stood Miss Debra Brown, Calvin Stebber's disciplined cigar-lighter and daiquiri mixer, her crystal mint eyes alight with mischief and promise.

He walked through the park, toward the housy familiar shape of the carousel, toward Debra and her Byron.

Hall was mean for giving homework on Fridays, all the ways Debra Gilhooly had of being such a bitch, how she and Pepsi had planned to go trick-or-treating as Spice Girls last Halloween and Mom had said Pepsis Mom could do whatever she wanted, but no nine-year-old girl of hers was going out trick-or-treating in a short skirt, high heels, and a cammi top.

Byron was an artist and Road Hog, said Debra, had connections wherever the road went.

Debra laughed playfully and put her tongue to the gush of warmth like Alek had seen other children put their tongues to water fountains in the park.