Definition of Lyly, John in English:

Lyly, John

proper noun

  • (c.1554–1606), English prose writer and playwright. His prose romance in two parts, Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues and his England (1580), was written in an elaborate style that became known as euphuism.

Pronunciation:

Lyly, John

/ˈlɪli/