Wheelhouse definition

hwēlhous, wēlhous
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(nautical) An enclosed compartment, on the deck of a vessel such as a fishing boat, from which it may be navigated; on a larger vessel it is the bridge or pilothouse.
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(nautical) The enclosed structure around side paddlewheels on a steamboat.
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(general slang) A person's expertise.

The pitch was right in his wheelhouse, and he hit a salami.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of wheelhouse - wheel house

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wheelhouse
Plural:
wheelhouses

Origin of wheelhouse