Martineau

[ mahr-tn-oh ]
/ ˈmɑr tnˌoʊ /

noun

Harriet, 1802–76, English novelist and economist.
her brother, James, 1805–1900, English theologian and philosopher.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Martineau

British Dictionary definitions for Martineau

Martineau
/ (ˈmɑːtɪˌnəʊ) /

noun

Harriet. 1802–76, English author of books on political economy and of novels and children's stories
her brother, James . 1805–1900, English Unitarian theologian and minister
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