Definition of De Quincey, Thomas in English:

De Quincey, Thomas

proper noun

  • (1785–1859), English essayist and critic. He was known for his "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" (1822), a study of his addiction to opium and its psychological effects.

Pronunciation:

De Quincey, Thomas

/də ˈkwinsē/