See also: holmes
- (General American) IPA(key): /hoʊmz/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /həʊmz/
- (spelling pronunciation) IPA(key): /hoʊlmz/ ~ /həʊlmz/
- A northern English surname, variant of Holme.
- a Scottish habitational surname from the place near Dundonald.
- Sherlock Holmes, fictional detective.
- by extension, someone acting like, or showing the ability of Sherlock Holmes.
- (rare) A male given name transferred from the surname.