Definition of Morrison, Toni in US English:

Morrison, Toni

proper noun

  • (born 1931), US novelist; full name Chloe Anthony Morrison. Her novels depict the black American experience and heritage, often focusing on rural life in the South, as in The Bluest Eye (1970). Notable works: Beloved (1987), Sula (1973), Tar Baby (1981), and Paradise (1998). Nobel Prize for Literature (1993).

Pronunciation

Morrison, Toni

/ˈmɔrəsən//ˈmôrisən/