Definition of More, Sir Thomas in US English:

More, Sir Thomas

proper noun

  • (1478–1535), English scholar and statesman; lord chancellor 1529–32; canonized as St. Thomas More. His Utopia (1516), which described an ideal city state, established him as a leading humanist of the Renaissance. He was imprisoned in 1534 after opposing Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn and was beheaded for opposing the Act of Supremacy. Feast day, June 22.


More, Sir Thomas