Try Our Apps


Words You've Been Using Wrong


[el-mer] /ˈɛl mər/
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “famous.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Elmer
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Anybody's beans are better than Elmer's, they couldn't help bein'.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "That's what Elmer says, all right," she agreed, a trifle grim.

    The Aggravation of Elmer Robert Andrew Arthur
  • But this I affirm to you, Elmer; of politics I am innocent like there never was a cherubim!

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • Puma stopped and looked at him stealthily: “What is it you would do, Elmer?”

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • And from our crack-a-jack pathfinder, Elmer Chenowith, too, I warrant you.

    Pathfinder Alan Douglas

Word of the Day

Nearby words for elmer

Word Value for Elmer

Scrabble Words With Friends