Definition of Hughes, Langston in English:

Hughes, Langston

proper noun

  • (1902–67), American writer; full name James Mercer Langston Hughes. He began a prolific literary career with The Weary Blues (1926), a series of poems on black themes using blues and jazz rhythms. Other poetry collections include The Negro Mother (1931).

Pronunciation

Hughes, Langston

/hjuːz/