Definition of Scott, Sir Walter in US English:

Scott, Sir Walter

proper noun

  • (1771–1832), Scottish novelist and poet. He established the form of the historical novel in Britain and was influential in his treatment of rural themes and his use of regional speech. Notable novels: Waverley (1814), Ivanhoe (1819), and Kenilworth (1821).

Pronunciation

Scott, Sir Walter

/skät//skɑt/