Definition of McLuhan, Marshall in English:

McLuhan, Marshall

proper noun

  • (1911–80), Canadian writer and thinker; full name Herbert Marshall McLuhan. He became known in the 1960s for his phrase “the medium is the message” and for his argument that it is the characteristics of a particular medium rather than the information it disseminates that influence and control society.

Pronunciation:

McLuhan, Marshall

/məˈklo͞owən/