Definition of Dryden, John in English:

Dryden, John

proper noun

  • (1631–1700), English poet, critic, and playwright of the Augustan Age. He is best known for "Marriage à la mode" (comedy, 1673), "All for Love" (a tragedy based on Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra", 1678), and "Absalom and Achitophel" (verse satire in heroic couplets, 1681).

Pronunciation

Dryden, John

/ˈdrʌɪd(ə)n/