Definition of Dean, John in US English:

Dean, John

proper noun

  • (born 1938), US political adviser; full name John Wesley Dean III. After serving as presidential counsel to Richard Nixon, he became the chief witness in the Watergate hearings 1973–74, was convicted of conspiracy, and served four months in prison. He wrote Blind Ambition (1976).

Pronunciation

Dean, John

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