Definition of Gaitskell, Hugh in English:

Share this entry

Gaitskell, Hugh

Pronunciation: /ˈɡeɪtskɪl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(1906–63), British Labour statesman, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1950-1 and leader of the Labour Party 1955–63; full name Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell. He opposed the government over the Suez crisis and resisted calls within his own party for unilateral disarmament.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Hugh Gait|skell

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.