Definition of Tarkington, Booth in US English:

Tarkington, Booth

proper noun

  • (1869–1946), US writer; full name Newton Booth Tarkington. His novels include The Magnificent Ambersons (1918) and Alice Adams (1921). He is also known for his young adult novels such as Penrod (1914) and Seventeen (1916).

Pronunciation

Tarkington, Booth

/ˈtärkiNGtən/