Definition of Osborne, John in English:

Osborne, John

proper noun

  • (1929–94), English playwright; full name John James Osborne. His first play, "Look Back in Anger" (1956), ushered in a new era of kitchen-sink drama. Its hero, Jimmy Porter, personified contemporary disillusioned youth, the so-called angry young man.

Pronunciation:

Osborne, John

/-bərn//ˈäzˌbôrn/