Definition of Highsmith, Patricia in English:

Highsmith, Patricia

proper noun

  • (1921–95), American writer of detective fiction; born Patricia Plangman. Her novels are noted for their black humour, particularly those featuring Tom Ripley, an amoral anti-hero resident in France. "Strangers on a Train" (1949) was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951.


Highsmith, Patricia