Definition of Woolf, Virginia in US English:

Woolf, Virginia

proper noun

  • (1882–1941), English novelist, essayist, and critic; born Adeline Virginia Stephen. A member of the Bloomsbury Group, she gained recognition with Jacob's Room (1922). Subsequent novels, such as Mrs. Dalloway (1925) and To the Lighthouse (1927), established her as an exponent of modernism.

Pronunciation

Woolf, Virginia

/wo͝olf/