Definition of Sherlockian in English:


noun & adjective

  • See Sherlock

    • ‘I'm not sure that the true Sherlockian will want the new novel to reveal too much.’
    • ‘But the great service that Klinger and the sharp-sighted Sherlockians whose work he draws on perform is to bring to light the astonishing carelessness with which the Holmes stories were written.’
    • ‘In Sherlockian parlance, we could call this The Curious Case of the Forgotten Corpse.’
    • ‘But in the case of Sherlockian apocrypha, I would argue, a different game is afoot.’
    • ‘His style is very Sherlockian because he observes things closely and notices details others miss.’