according to hoyle

ac·cord·ing to Hoyle
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kawr-ding too hoil]
    • /əˈkɔr dɪŋ tu hɔɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kawr-ding too hoil]
    • /əˈkɔr dɪŋ tu hɔɪl/

Definitions of according to hoyle words

  • noun according to hoyle according to the rules and regulations; in the prescribed, fair, or correct way 3
  • noun according to hoyle Edmond, 1672–1769, English authority and writer on card games. 1
  • noun according to hoyle Sir Fred, 1915–2001, British astronomer, mathematician, and educator. 1
  • idioms according to hoyle according to Hoyle, according to the rules or to the authority; correctly. 1
  • preposition according to hoyle (Idiomatic) In strict accordance with the rules, especially of card games; in the proper or expected manner. 0

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Parts of speech for According to hoyle


according to hoyle popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for according to hoyle

noun according to hoyle

  • by the numbers — in prescribed sequence of movements and accompanied by a count
  • gospel — the teachings of Jesus and the apostles; the Christian revelation.
  • indisputable — not disputable or deniable; uncontestable. indisputable evidence.
  • proper — adapted or appropriate to the purpose or circumstances; fit; suitable: the proper time to plant strawberries.
  • by the book — according to the rules; in the prescribed or usual way

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