Definition of Hawks, Howard in US English:

Hawks, Howard

proper noun

  • (1896–1977), US movie director, producer, and screenwriter; full name Howard Winchester Hawks. He wrote and directed the screenplay for his first movie in 1926 and also directed such movies as The Big Sleep (1946), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Rio Bravo (1959).

Pronunciation

Hawks, Howard

/hôks/