- ['həʊmzɪən]adjective relating to or reminiscent of the expert detective Sherlock Holmes, a character in stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Holmesian — adjective Etymology: Sherlock Holmes, detective in stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Date: 1929 of, characteristic of, or suggestive of the detective Sherlock Holmes … New Collegiate Dictionary
Holmesian — adjective Of or pertaining to Sherlock Holmes or his investigations, methods, or sayings. Syn: Sherlockian … Wiktionary
holmesian — holmes·ian … English syllables
holmesian — ˈhōmzēən also ōlm adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Sherlock Holmes, a detective in stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died 1930 British writer + English ian : of, belonging to or suggesting the detective Sherlock Holmes … Useful english dictionary
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