Definition of Holmes, Sherlock in English:

Holmes, Sherlock

Line breaks: Sher|lock Holmes
Pronunciation: /həʊmz
 
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An extremely perceptive private detective in stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Derivatives

Holmesian

adjective
More example sentences
  • He said his school does not teach ‘the Holmesian technique’, referring to the British fictional detective immortalized in the 19th century short stories of Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Doctor's costume of deerstalker and cloak is suitably Holmesian, except that Holmes never wore a deerstalker - that was the invention of one of the original artists…
  • I would never have guessed you had such Holmesian powers of observation.

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