[ zawm-uh r-felt ]
/ ˈzɔm ərˌfɛlt /
Ar·nold (Jo·han·nes Wil·helm) [ahr-nawlt-yoh-hahn-uh s-vil-helm] /ˈɑr nɔlt yoʊˈhɑn əsˈvɪl hɛlm/,1868–1951, German physicist.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for sommerfeld
Once only, at Sommerfeld, a long march northwest of Sagan, he came upon some outskirts of them.
About nightfall he marches for Sommerfeld, at his swiftest; arrives Wednesday early; finds—alas!