Definition of Shapiro, Karl in US English:

Shapiro, Karl

proper noun

  • (1913–2000), US poet; full name Karl Jay Shapiro. His poems, including “Elegy for a Dead Soldier,” were collected in volumes such as V-Letter and Other Poems (1944) and Adult Book Store (1976).

Pronunciation

Shapiro, Karl

/SHəˈpi(ə)rō/