Hofmann [hof-muh n; German, Polish hawf-mahn] Examples noun

  1. Au·gust Wil·helm von [ou-goo st vil-helm fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1818–92, German chemist.
  2. Hans,1880–1966, U.S. painter, born in Germany.
  3. Jo·sef (Cas·i·mir) [joh-zuh f kaz-uh-mir] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈkæz ə mɪr/, 1876–1957, U.S. pianist and composer, born in Poland.

Examples from the Web for hofmann Contemporary Examples of hofmann

  • Hofmann was the inventor of LSD and turned Junger onto it in 1951.

    A P.S. on Ernst Jünger

    Noah Kristula-Green

    July 23, 2012

  • Historical Examples of hofmann

  • The caterpillar, after Hofmann, is figured on Plate 1, Fig. 5.

    The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series

    Richard South

  • Eggs and a caterpillar, the latter after Hofmann, are figured on Plate 123.

    The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series

    Richard South

  • Like most of the other colours, Hofmann violets are salts of colourless bases.

    Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

  • So the words are taken by Meyer, Hofmann, Schmiedel, and others.

    Expositor’s Bible: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians

    James Denney

  • Godowsky and Hofmann are as inseparable as were Chopin and Liszt.


    James Huneker

  • British Dictionary definitions for hofmann Hofmann noun

    1. Hans. 1880–1966, US painter, born in Germany: a pioneer of the abstract expressionist style

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