noun. an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated.
- bridge deck
- house (English)
- hous (Middle English (1100-1500))
- wheel (English)
- whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word wheelhouse
1. Noun, singular or mass
So you leave because plunging a living thing into a vat of boiling water and hearing it scratch at the sides of the pot as it slowly dies just isn’t in your wheelhouse.