toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

content
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

5 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —1 use as in:
content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • Altogether, look as I would, there was nothing remarkable about the man save his blazing red head, and the expression of extreme chagrin and discontent upon his features.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (9% in)

There are no more uses of "content" flagged with this meaning in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • With trembling hands I undid my trunk, turned out the contents, and drew from the bottom my own hair.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (65% in)
  • We found the brass box there, although its contents had been destroyed.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (34% in)
  • He broke the seal and glanced over the contents.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (4% in)
  • Yes, and I confess that the contents startled me beyond measure.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (69% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®