Definition of Franklin, Aretha in US English:

Franklin, Aretha

proper noun

  • (born 1942), US soul and gospel singer. She became a hit with the album I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You) (1967) and went on to record more than 30 albums, including the live gospel set Amazing Grace (1972) and A Rose Is Still a Rose (1998).

Pronunciation

Franklin, Aretha

/ˈfraNGklin/