Definition of Debrett, John in English:

Debrett, John

proper noun

  • (c.1750–1822), English publisher. He compiled "The Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland" (first issued in 1803), which is regarded as the authority on the British nobility; it is published today as "Debrett’s Peerage and Baronetage", but is often known just as Debrett’s.

Pronunciation

Debrett, John

/dəˈbrɛt/