- adj. Of or pertaining to Sherlock Holmes or his investigations, methods, or sayings.
“Today, many Holmesian fan groups still meet, including the long-established Baker Street Irregulars in New York and the Sherlock Holmes Society in London.”
“The other 27 represent a fantastic sampling of Holmesian work from literary luminaries including Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Anne Perry, and Sharyn McCrumb.”
“He was also known for his Holmesian powers of observation.”
“Dorothy L Sayers understood the rules of the Holmesian game when she remarked that "it must be played as solemnly as a county cricket match at Lord's: the slightest touch of extravagance or burlesque ruins the atmosphere".”
“Anthony Horowitz is not, of course, the first to add to the Holmesian canon – the 56 short cases and four novels first collected together and published as The Complete Sherlock Holmes in 1930.”
“Tonight's is one such plot and so Sherlock Holmesian: a murder-and-missing-person case on the heavily guarded compound of a wealthy family. —”
“He could have easily handled both the Sherlock Holmesian brilliance and the smooth David Niven-esque charm necessary to stealing Emily Mortimer's affections away from Clouseau.”
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“And let's not ignore his Sherlock Holmesian ability to deduce the thoughts of those around him”
“So, even if one assumes University Cops are Holmesian Bad People (something I have no reason to suspect), it still won't fly.”
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