Definition of Coffin, William Sloane in US English:

Coffin, William Sloane

proper noun

  • (1924–2006), US Presbyterian minister and social activist; full name William Sloane Coffin, Jr.. As Yale University chaplain 1958–75, he was a leader of antiwar protests. He served as senior minister of Riverside Church in New York 1977–1987.

Pronunciation

Coffin, William Sloane

/ˈkäf-/