Definition of Mercer, Johnny in US English:

Mercer, Johnny

proper noun

  • (1909–76), US songwriter; full name John Herndon Mercer. He wrote lyrics for hundreds of popular songs, including “Moon River” (1961) and “Days of Wine and Roses” (1962). His Broadway musicals include Top Banana (1951) and Saratoga (1959).

Pronunciation

Mercer, Johnny

/ˈmərsər/