Definition of Runyon, Damon in US English:

Runyon, Damon

proper noun

  • (1884–1946), US author and journalist; full name Alfred Damon Runyon. His short stories about New York City's underworld characters are written in a highly individual style with much use of colorful slang. His collection Guys and Dolls (1932) formed the basis for the musical of the same name (1950).

Pronunciation

Runyon, Damon

/ˈrənyən/