Definition of McCarthy, Mary in US English:

McCarthy, Mary

proper noun

  • (1912–89), US novelist and critic; full name Mary Therese McCarthy. Her novels are satirical social commentaries that draw on her experience with intellectual circles and academic life. Notable novels: The Groves of Academe (1952) and The Group (1963).

Pronunciation

McCarthy, Mary

/məˈkärTHē//məˈkɑrθi/