Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably


[fawk-ner] /ˈfɔk nər/
William, Faulkner, William. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Falkner
Historical Examples
  • Among her pupils, she gave lessons in music at their own house, to the Misses Falkner.

    A Book For The Young Sarah French
  • "Yes, it's an astonishing place, Mrs. Falkner," answered Laurence.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • A little bloodletting would do Falkner no harm—or, for the matter of that, either of them.

    A Frontier Mystery Bertram Mitford
  • Captain Falkner and Mr Evans were holding a consultation on the deck.

    The Heir of Kilfinnan W.H.G. Kingston
  • As we waited and still Ivondwe did not reappear, the rest of us began to think that Falkner was right.

    A Frontier Mystery Bertram Mitford
  • Falkner did not meet him with the customary smile of welcome.

    Mixed Faces Roy Norton
  • Mr. Arnold looked perfectly coolly into Miss Falkner's face.

    Jill's Red Bag Amy Le Feuvre
  • There was something very appealing about him that Falkner could not fail to discern.

    Mixed Faces Roy Norton
  • "I should not be alive to see it, George," said Falkner gloomily.

  • Lee made a slight gesture of warning to Falkner, of menace to the others.

British Dictionary definitions for Falkner


a variant spelling of (William) Faulkner
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Falkner

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Falkner

Scrabble Words With Friends