Definition of Veblen, Thorstein in English:

Veblen, Thorstein

proper noun

  • (1857–1929), US economist and social scientist; full name Thorstein Bunde Veblen. He coined the phrase “conspicuous consumption.” His works include "The Theory of the Leisure Class" (1899), a critique of capitalism, and "The Theory of Business Enterprise" (1904)

Pronunciation:

Veblen, Thorstein

/ˈveblən/