Definition of Addison, Joseph in English:

Addison, Joseph

proper noun

  • (1672–1719), English essayist, poet, playwright, and Whig politician, noted for his simple, unornamented prose style. In 1711 he founded the Spectator with Sir Richard Steele.

Pronunciation:

Addison, Joseph

/ˈadɪs(ə)n/