Definitions for HOLMEShoʊmz, hoʊlmz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sherlock Holmes, Holmes(noun)

    a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle

  2. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.(noun)

    United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)

  3. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes(noun)

    United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)

  4. Holmes, Arthur Holmes(noun)

    English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)

Wiktionary

  1. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    , variant of Holme.

  2. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    a Scottish habitational surname from the place near Dundonald.

  3. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    Sherlock Holmes, fictional detective.

  4. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    by extension, someone acting like, or showing the ability of Sherlock Holmes.

  5. Origin: Possibly a combination of Holmes (the fictional detective) and a contraction of homeboy .

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The British actor:

    I'm ... not retiring and shutting the door, but doing less, mr Holmes.

  2. Jessica Cummiskey:

    There was more than one occasion where James Holmes pupils were completely blown out. It was shocking, stunning.

  3. Psychiatrist Jeffrey Metzner:

    Despite having a mental disability or defect ... Mr. Holmes had the capacity to tell the difference between right and wrong.

  4. Jeffrey Metzner:

    I think Mr. Holmes' actions on July 20 were the direct result of his mental illness, it all boils down to whether you believe he had a delusion or not.

  5. Frederick Buechner:

    It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.


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