Hepplewhite

adjective
Hep·​ple·​white | \ˈhe-pəl-ˌhwīt, -ˌwīt\

Definition of Hepplewhite 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or imitating a style of furniture originating in late 18th century England

Hepplewhite

biographical name
Hep·​ple·​white | \ˈhe-pəl-ˌhwīt, -ˌwīt\

Definition of Hepplewhite (Entry 2 of 2)

George died 1786 English cabinetmaker and designer

First Known Use of Hepplewhite

Adjective

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hepplewhite

Adjective

George Hepplewhite

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Hepplewhite

Share Hepplewhite

Dictionary Entries near Hepplewhite

Hepialidae

hepped up

heppen

Hepplewhite

hepster

hepta-

heptachlor

Statistics for Hepplewhite

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Hepplewhite

The first known use of Hepplewhite was in 1897

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Hepplewhite

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Hepplewhite

Comments on Hepplewhite

What made you want to look up Hepplewhite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!