Definition of Dickinson, Emily in US English:

Dickinson, Emily

proper noun

  • (1830–86), US poet; full name Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. Her poems use an elliptical language and emphasize assonance and alliteration rather than rhyme. They reflect the struggles of her reclusive life. Although she wrote nearly 2,000 poems, only 7 were published during her lifetime.


Dickinson, Emily