Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

Stilwell

[stil-wel, -wuh l] /ˈstɪl wɛl, -wəl/
noun
1.
Joseph W ("Vinegar Joe") 1883–1946, U.S. general.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Stilwell
Historical Examples
  • Lyle and Stilwell were men of parts; good men of whom to make examples.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • "You forgot about our cattle, Mother," Stilwell chided, ignoring Morgan's request.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • Now Stilwell himself was beginning to show the pistol itch in his palm.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • Yet he remained in the background as Stilwell and Fred crowded to the door.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • Stilwell inquired, hurrying out, followed by his wife and son.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • "He's here, honey," Mrs. Stilwell told her, consoling her like a hurt child.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • "I don't see that it's Cal's fight this time, Rhetty," Stilwell said.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • Stilwell was nowhere to be seen, his pursuit of Drumm having led him far.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden
  • I am Captain Stilwell, one of the earl's aides de camp; and you, father?

  • In the early evening they arrived at Stilwell and secured rooms at the hotel.

British Dictionary definitions for Stilwell

Stilwell

/ˈstɪlwɛl/
noun
1.
Joseph W(arren), known as Vinegar Joe. 1883–1946, US general, who was (1941–44) Chiang Kai-shek's chief of staff and commander of all US forces in China, Burma (Myanmar), and India
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Stilwell

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Stilwell

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for stilwell