[shur-lok-ee-uh n]
  1. pertaining to or characteristic of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, known for his skill in solving mysteries through deductive reasoning.
  1. a devoted fan of or an expert on the adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Origin of Sherlockian

see origin at -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sherlockian

Contemporary Examples of sherlockian

Historical Examples of sherlockian

  • Little Lord Fauntleroy, with every Sherlockian characteristic temporarily obliterated, sat down again in the tonneau pouting.

    The Lightning Conductor

    C. N. Williamson

  • And a letter from Aline which came two or three days later, confirmed my Sherlockian deductions.

    The Heather-Moon

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson