Definition of Howells, William Dean in US English:

Howells, William Dean

proper noun

  • (1837–1920), US writer and critic. He was editor-in-chief of Atlantic Monthly magazine 1871–81. His novels include The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885) and A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890).

Pronunciation

Howells, William Dean

/ˈhou-əlz/