Hoffmann [hof-muh n; for 1, 2 also German hawf-mahn] Examples noun

  1. 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.
  2. Jo·sef [joh-zuh f, -suh f] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf/, 1870–1956, Viennese architect and designer, born in Austria-Hungary.
  3. 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.

    New Biography Explores the Life and Myth of Eva Braun

    Andrew Roberts

    November 10, 2011

  • Historical Examples of hoffmann

  • In this sense Matthys completed the transformation begun by Hoffmann.

    German Culture Past and Present

    Ernest Belfort Bax

  • That evening they dined out, and went to “The Tales of Hoffmann.”


    John Galsworthy

  • Its chiefs (Hoffmann, Poe, et al.) are classed by critics as realists.

    Essay on the Creative Imagination

    Th. Ribot

  • I shall never forget the hour when I first read it to Hoffmann.

    Peter Schlemihl

    Adelbert von Chamisso

  • The episode is furnished with a beginning and ending original with Hoffmann.

    The Translations of Beowulf

    Chauncey Brewster Tinker

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