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

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  • Holmesian — adjective Of or pertaining to Sherlock Holmes or his investigations, methods, or sayings. Syn: Sherlockian …   Wiktionary

  • Holmesian — [ həʊmzɪən] adjective relating to or reminiscent of the expert detective Sherlock Holmes, a character in stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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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