Definition of Davis, Bette in English:

Davis, Bette

proper noun

  • (1908–89), US actress; born Ruth Elizabeth Davis. She established her Hollywood career playing a number of strong, independent female characters in such movies as "Dangerous" (1935) and "Jezebel" (1938). Her flair for suggesting the macabre and menacing emerged in later movies, such as "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" (1962)

Pronunciation:

Davis, Bette

/ˈdāvis/