Definition of Lear, Edward in English:

Lear, Edward

proper noun

  • (1812–88), English humorist and illustrator. He wrote "A Book of Nonsense" (1845) and "Laughable Lyrics" (1877). He published "Illustrations of the Family of the Psittacidae" (1832), as well as illustrated accounts of his travels around the Mediterranean.

Pronunciation

Lear, Edward

/ˈlɪər//li(ə)r/