Hepplewhite

adjective

Hep·​ple·​white ˈhe-pəl-ˌ(h)wīt How to pronounce Hepplewhite (audio)
: of, relating to, or imitating a style of furniture originating in late 18th century England

Word History

Etymology

George Hepplewhite

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hepplewhite was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Hepplewhite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hepplewhite. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

Biographical Definition

Hepplewhite

biographical name

Hep·​ple·​white ˈhe-pəl-ˌ(h)wīt How to pronounce Hepplewhite (audio)
George died 1786 English cabinetmaker and designer
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