Definition of Murdoch, Iris in US English:

Murdoch, Iris

proper noun

  • (1919–99), British novelist and philosopher, born in Ireland; full name Dame Jean Iris Murdoch. She is primarily known for her novels, many of which explore complex sexual relationships and spiritual life. Notable novels: The Sandcastle (1957), The Sea, The Sea (1978), and The Philosopher's Pupil (1983).

Pronunciation

Murdoch, Iris

/ˈmərdäk/