Definitions

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

  • Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane Pen name Nelly Bly (blī) 1864?-1922. American journalist known for her muckraking articles in the New York World, particularly an exposé on conditions in mental institutions. She also wrote an account of her 72-day journey around the world.

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.