Definition of Leacock, Stephen in US English:

Leacock, Stephen

proper noun

  • (1869–1949), Canadian humorist and economist; full name Stephen Butler Leacock. He is known for his many humorous short stories, parodies, and essays. Notable works: Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (1912) and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich (1914).


Leacock, Stephen