Definition of Roth, Philip in US English:

Roth, Philip

proper noun

  • (born 1933), US novelist and short-story writer; full name Philip Milton Roth. He often wrote with irony and humor about the complexity and diversity of contemporary American Jewish life. Notable works: Portnoy's Complaint (1969), Zuckerman Bound (1985), and American Pastoral (1997).


Roth, Philip