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sherlock

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noun, often capitalized sher·lock \ˈshər-ˌläk, -lək\

Definition of sherlock



Examples of sherlock in a sentence

  1. <one of literature's most eccentric sherlocks, Nero Wolfe manages to solve mysteries without so much as leaving the confines of his own home>



Origin and Etymology of sherlock

Sherlock Holmes, detective in stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


First Known Use: 1903

Rhymes with sherlock

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