HyperDic: hoyle

English > 2 senses of the word Hoyle:
NOUNperson Hoyle, Fred Hoyle, Sir Fred Hoylean English astrophysicist and advocate of the steady state theory of cosmology
person Hoyle, Edmond HoyleEnglish writer on card games (1672-1769)
Hoyle > pronunciation
Soundshhoy'l
Rhymesairfoil ... uncoil: 21 rhymes with oyl...
English > Hoyle: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn English astrophysicist and advocate of the steady state theory of cosmology; described processes of nucleosynthesis inside stars (1915-2001).
SynonymsFred Hoyle, Sir Fred Hoyle
Instance ofastrophysicistAn astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies
SpanishFred Hoyle, Sir Fred Hoyle
CatalanFred Hoyle
English > Hoyle: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish writer on card games (1672-1769).
SynonymEdmond Hoyle
Instance ofcard playersomeone who plays (or knows how to play) card games
writer, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishEdmond Hoyle
CatalanEdmond Hoyle

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