Hoffmann [hof-muh n; for 1, 2 also German hawf-mahn] Examples noun
- E(rnst) T(he·o·dor) A(ma·de·us) (Wil·helm) [ernst tey-aw-dohr ah-mah-dey-oo s vil-helm] /ɛrnst ˈteɪ ɔˌdoʊr ˌɑ mɑˈdeɪ ʊs ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1776–1822, German author, composer, and illustrator.
- Jo·sef [joh-zuh f, -suh f] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf/, 1870–1956, Viennese architect and designer, born in Austria-Hungary.
- Ro·ald [roh-uh l, -ahl] /ˈroʊ əl, -ɑl/, born 1937, U.S. chemist, born in Poland: Nobel Prize 1981.
Examples from the Web for hoffmann Contemporary Examples of hoffmann
Hitler responded by buying her (through Hoffmann) an apartment five minutes from his flat, where Ilse came to live too.
November 10, 2011
Historical Examples of hoffmann
In this sense Matthys completed the transformation begun by Hoffmann.
Ernest Belfort Bax
That evening they dined out, and went to “The Tales of Hoffmann.”
Its chiefs (Hoffmann, Poe, et al.) are classed by critics as realists.
I shall never forget the hour when I first read it to Hoffmann.
Adelbert von Chamisso
The episode is furnished with a beginning and ending original with Hoffmann.
Chauncey Brewster Tinker