follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

Goldberger

[gohld-bur-ger] /ˈgoʊld bɜr gər/
noun
1.
Joseph, 1874–1929, U.S. physician, born in Austria: discovered the cause of and treatment for pellagra.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Goldberger
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • "I shall be very glad of Dr. Hinman's help," said Goldberger, shaking hands with him.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • "Then that's all right," said Goldberger, and settled back in his chair again.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • Without a word, Goldberger bent and picked up the blood-stained handkerchief.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • Goldberger took one step into the room, and then stopped abruptly.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • Again a little shiver ran through the crowd, and Goldberger's eyes were gleaming.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • I could see that Goldberger did not know whether to snort with derision or to be impressed.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • "We will try to get along without her," assented Goldberger.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • "Then we will bid you good-morning," added Goldberger, still a little on his dignity.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • There was a brief interchange between Silva and Mahbub, then the former turned to Goldberger.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
Goldberger in Science
Goldberger
  (gōld'bər-gər)   
Hungarian-born American physician who investigated the cause and treatment of pellagra. He demonstrated that contrary to common belief, pellagra was not an infectious disease but a nutritional disorder caused by an unbalanced diet and cured by the addition of fresh milk, meat, or yeast.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Goldberger

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Goldberger

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends