Definition of Profumo, John in English:

Profumo, John

proper noun

  • (1915–2006), British politician; full name John Dennis Profumo. In 1960, he was appointed secretary of state for war, but three years later he resigned because of his relationship with Christine Keeler (1942–), the mistress of a Soviet diplomat.

Pronunciation

Profumo, John

/prəˈf(y)o͞omō/