Definition of Luce, Clare Boothe in English:

Luce, Clare Boothe

proper noun

  • (1903–87), US playwright and public official; wife of Henry Robinson Luce. After a stint writing and editing at the magazine Vanity Fair 1929–34, she wrote the plays "The Women" (1936), "Kiss the Boys Goodbye" (1938), and "Margin for Error" (1939). She was a war correspondent during World War II, served in the US House of Representatives 1943–47 as a Republican from Connecticut, and was US ambassador to Italy 1953–57. Presidential Medal of Freedom (1983)


Luce, Clare Boothe