Definition of Dahl, Roald in US English:

Dahl, Roald

proper noun

  • (1916–90), British writer. His fiction and drama, such as the short-story collection Tales of the Unexpected (1979), typically include macabre plots and unexpected outcomes. Notable works for children include James and the Giant Peach (1961) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964).

Pronunciation

Dahl, Roald

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