Definition of Watson, John Broadus in US English:

Watson, John Broadus

proper noun

  • (1878–1958), US psychologist; founder of the school of behaviorism. He held that the role of the psychologist was to discern, through observation and experimentation, the innate behavior and acquired behavior in an individual.

Pronunciation

Watson, John Broadus

/ˈwɑtsən//ˈwätsən/