Definition of Hughes, Charles Evans in English:

Hughes, Charles Evans

Syllabification: Hughes, Charles Evans
Pronunciation: /hyo͞oz
( 1862–1948), US chief justice 1930–41. A US Supreme Court associate justice 1910–16, he resigned from the Court to run against Woodrow Wilson for the presidency. He was US secretary of state 1921–25 and was appointed chief justice by President Hoover in 1930.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up