Definition of Woollcott, Alexander in English:

Woollcott, Alexander

proper noun

  • (1887–1943), US critic; full name Alexander Humpreys Woollcott. He was the drama critic for "The New York Times" (1914–22) and the "New York World" (1925–28) and also had a radio show called "“Town Crier”" (1929–42). The title character in "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1939), a play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, was based on Woollcott.


Woollcott, Alexander