Share this entry

Addison, Joseph Syllabification: Ad·di·son, Joseph

Definition of Addison, Joseph in English:

( 1672–1719), English essayist, poet, dramatist, and Whig politician. He is noted for his simple unornamented prose style. In 1711 he founded the Spectator with Sir Richard Steele.

Definition of Addison, Joseph in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources