Definition of Jonson, Ben in English:

Jonson, Ben

proper noun

  • (1572–1637), British playwright and poet; full name Benjamin Jonson. With his play "Every Man in His Humour" (1598), he established his “comedy of humors,” whereby each character is dominated by a particular obsession. Other notable works: "Volpone" (1606) and "Bartholomew Fair" (1614)

Pronunciation:

Jonson, Ben

/ˈjänsən/