stan·​hope ˈsta-nəp How to pronounce stanhope (audio)
: a gig, buggy, or phaeton typically having a high seat and closed back

Examples of stanhope in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stanhope next week: Doug Stanhope headlines the Cleveland Improv also on Thursday, June 29. Michael K. McIntyre,, 22 June 2017

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Word History


Fitzroy Stanhope †1864 British clergyman

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stanhope was in 1821

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“Stanhope.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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