Definition of Douglass, Frederick in US English:

Douglass, Frederick

proper noun

  • (1817–95), US abolitionist and writer; born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. He escaped from slavery in 1838 and became an anti-slavery lecturer. He established an anti-slavery newspaper North Star (1847–64) and published his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845, revised 1892).

Pronunciation

Douglass, Frederick

/ˈdəɡləs/