Definition of Steele, Sir Richard in US English:

Steele, Sir Richard

proper noun

  • (1672–1729), Irish essayist and playwright. He founded and wrote for the Tatler (1709–11) and the Spectator (1711–12), both periodicals, the latter in collaboration with Joseph Addison. Both had an important influence on the manners, morals, and literature of the time.


Steele, Sir Richard