Definition of Walker, Sarah Breedlove in US English:

Walker, Sarah Breedlove

proper noun

  • (1867–1919), US entrepreneur and philanthropist; known as Madame C. J. Walker. She invented and marketed a preparation to straighten hair in 1905 and built her business into the largest African-American–owned firm in the US, giving much of her wealth to black educational institutions and charities.


Walker, Sarah Breedlove