follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

Tannhäuser

[tan-hoi-zer, -hou-; German tahn-hoi-zuh r] /ˈtænˌhɔɪ zər, -ˌhaʊ-; German ˈtɑnˌhɔɪ zər/
noun
1.
a German lyric poet of the 13th century: a well-known legend tells of his stay with Venus in the Venusberg and his later repentance.
2.
(italics) an opera (1845) by Richard Wagner.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for tannhauser

Tannhäuser

/ˈtænˌhɔɪzə/
noun
1.
13th-century German minnesinger, commonly identified with a legendary knight who sought papal absolution after years spent in revelry with Venus. The legend forms the basis of an opera by Wagner
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 Tannhäuser

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tannhauser

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for tannhauser