Definition of wheelhouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwiːlhaʊs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwiːlhaʊs//
    Parts of boats and ships
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  1. 1a small cabin with walls and a roof on a ship where the person steering stands at the wheel See related entries: Parts of boats and ships
  2. 2(North American English) a person's area of expert knowledge or experience The movie has superstar DiCaprio in a role that is right in his wheelhouse.
  3. 3(in baseball) if a pitch (= throw of the ball) is in your wheelhouse, it is in the area where it is easiest to hit The ball was in Escobar's wheelhouse and he hammered it to right-center field.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wheelhouse