Definition of Wilde, Oscar in English:

Wilde, Oscar

proper noun

  • (1854–1900), Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and wit; full name Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde. His advocacy of “art for art's sake” is evident in his only novel, "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1890). As a playwright, he achieved success with the comedies "Lady Windermere's Fan" (1892) and "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895)


Wilde, Oscar