Definition of Nabokov, Vladimir in English:

Nabokov, Vladimir

proper noun

  • (1899–1977), US novelist and poet, born in Russia; full name Vladimir Vladimorovich Nabokov. His most notable novel is "Lolita" (1955), about a middle-aged man's obsession with a 12-year-old girl. Other notable works: "The Real Life of Sebastian Knight" (1941), "Pale Fire" (1962), and "Ada: A Family Chronicle" (1969)

Pronunciation:

Nabokov, Vladimir

/ˈnäbəˌkôf//nəˈbôˌkôf/