Definition of Kipling, Rudyard in US English:

Kipling, Rudyard

proper noun

  • (1865–1936), British novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in India; full name Joseph Rudyard Kipling. He is known for his poems, such as “If” and “Gunga Din,” and for his children's tales, notably The Jungle Book (1894) and the Just So Stories (1902). Nobel Prize for Literature (1907).


Kipling, Rudyard