Definition of Boswell, James in US English:

Boswell, James

proper noun

  • 1(1740–95), Scottish author, companion and biographer of Samuel Johnson. Notable works: Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1785) and The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791).

    1. 1.1as noun a Boswell A person who accompanies another and records their life.

Pronunciation

Boswell, James

/-ˌwel/