Definition of Faulkner, William in US English:

Faulkner, William

proper noun

  • (1897–1962), US novelist. His works deal with the history and legends of the US South and have a strong sense of a society in decline. Notable works: The Sound and the Fury (1929), As I Lay Dying (1930), and Absalom! Absalom! (1936). Nobel Prize for Literature (1949).

Pronunciation

Faulkner, William

/ˈfôknər/