Definition of Lyly, John in US English:

Lyly, John

proper noun

  • (c.1554–1606), English prose writer and playwright. His prose romance in two parts, Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues and His England (1580), was written in a style that became known as euphuism.

Pronunciation

Lyly, John

/ˈlilē/