Definition of Hoffman

1. Noun. United States sculptor (1887-1966).

Exact synonyms: Malvina Hoffman
Generic synonyms: Carver, Sculptor, Sculpturer, Statue Maker

2. Noun. Versatile United States film actor (born in 1937).
Exact synonyms: Dustin Hoffman
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

Definition of Hoffman

1. Proper noun. (surname from=German) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoffman

Hoechst 33258
Hoechst 33342
Hoek van Holland
Hofbauer cell
Hoffmann's duct
Hoffmann's muscular atrophy
Hoffmann's phenomenon
Hoffmann's reflex
Hoffmann's sign
Hofmann's bacillus
Hofmeister's operation
Hofmeister-Polya anastomosis
Hofmeister gastrectomy
Hofmeister series

Literary usage of Hoffman

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1. History of the Twenty-ninth Division, "Blue and Gray," 1917-1919 by John Abram Cutchins, George Scott Stewart (1921)
"G.Bn. hoffman.JDPvt.l, 1.2BMP Co. hoffman. JFPvt.Sup.Co. ... FA hoffman. JJ Pvt. Hq.Co.110F. A. hoffman, JNPvt.Bty. 1)1 nil'. A. hoffman.LDPvt.Co. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"One of his sons is Ogden hoffman, who has long maintained a high position as an ... Charles Fenno hoffman, the son of Judge hoffman by a second marriage, ..."

3. The Victor Book of the Opera: Stories of Seventy Grand Operas with Three by Victor Talking Machine Company (1912)
"In response to calls for a song, hoffman sings the Ballad of Klein-Zach, ... This proposal is greeted •with enthusiasm, and as hoffman begins by saying "The ..."

4. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"In 1868 a governor was to be chosen and Tam- many Hall secured the Democratic nomination for John T. hoffman, one of its own creatures who had been mayor ..."

5. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1881)
"Christopher hoffman. May 20th, 1794, Balthasar Heebner and Susanna Schultz, ... Christopher hoffman. May 1st, 1795. John Krause and Rosina Yeakel, ..."

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