Definition of Steinbeck, John in English:

Steinbeck, John

proper noun

  • (1902–68), American novelist; full name John Ernst Steinbeck. His work, for example "Of Mice and Men" (1937) and "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939), is noted for its sympathetic and realistic portrayal of the migrant agricultural workers of California. Nobel Prize for Literature (1962).

Pronunciation

Steinbeck, John

/ˈstʌɪnbɛk/