follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

Wodehouse

[woo d-hous] /ˈwʊdˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
Sir P(elham) G(renville)
[pel-uh m] /ˈpɛl əm/ (Show IPA),
1881–1975, U.S. novelist and humorist, born in England.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Wodehouse
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Meanwhile the Curate, without a single thought for his landlady, made a rush to Wodehouse's room.

    The Perpetual Curate Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • Miss Wodehouse did not understand the look, nor put any significance into the words.

    The Doctor's Family Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  • This vagabond Wodehouse, whom the Curate had taken in at his sister's request—what was the meaning of that mystery?

    The Perpetual Curate Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • "When people do repent, my belief is that they do it directly," said Miss Wodehouse.

    The Doctor's Family Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  • Miss Wodehouse was seated in the drawing-room, looking slightly flushed and excited.

    The Perpetual Curate Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • I cannot conjecture to whom it has been promised by Col. Wodehouse.

British Dictionary definitions for Wodehouse

Wodehouse

/ˈwʊdˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
Sir P(elham) G(renville). 1881–1975, US author, born in England. His humorous novels of upper-class life in England include the Psmith and Jeeves series
Derived Forms
Wodehousian, adjective
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 Wodehouse

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Wodehouse

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for wodehouse