Definition of Hammett, Dashiell in English:

Hammett, Dashiell

proper noun

  • (1894–1961), American novelist; full name Samuel Dashiell Hammett. His hard-boiled style of detective fiction is exemplified in works such as The Maltese Falcon (1930) and The Thin Man (1932).

Pronunciation

Hammett, Dashiell

/ˈhamɪt/