Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Heyward, (Edwin) DuBose 1885-1940. American writer whose novel Porgy (1925) and its dramatization (1927) became the basis of George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States writer (1885-1940)

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.