Definition of Kerry, John in US English:

Kerry, John

proper noun

  • (born 1943), US politician and statesman; secretary of state 2013–2017; full name John Forbes Kerry. A Massachusetts Democrat, he served in the US Senate 1985–2013 and was the Democratic candidate for president in 2004. During his service in Vietnam, he was a highly decorated naval commander. He was a prosecutor in Massachusetts and then served as lieutenant governor 1982–1984.

Pronunciation

Kerry, John

/ˈkerē/