hoyle

play
noun, often capitalized \ˈhȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of hoyle

  1. :  an encyclopedia of the rules of indoor games and especially card games

Origin and Etymology of hoyle

Edmond Hoyle †1769 English writer on games


First Known Use: 1926


Hoyle

play
biographical name \ˈhȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of Hoyle

  1. Sir Fred 1915–2001 British astrophysicist


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or resembling a fox

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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

TAKE THE QUIZ