Definition of Lessing, Doris in English:

Lessing, Doris

proper noun

  • (1919–2013), British novelist and short-story writer, brought up in Rhodesia; full name Doris May Lessing. An active communist in her youth, she frequently deals with social and political conflicts in her fiction, especially as they affect women. Notable novels: The Grass is Singing (1950); The Golden Notebook (1962). Nobel Prize for Literature (2007).

Pronunciation

Lessing, Doris

/ˈlɛsɪŋ/