Share this entry

Share this page

Hughes, Langston

Line breaks: Langs|ton Hughes
Pronunciation: /hjuːz
 
/

Definition of Hughes, Langston in English:

( 1902–67), American writer; full name James Mercer Langston Hughes. He began a prolific literary career with The Weary Blues (1926), a series of poems on black themes using blues and jazz rhythms. Other poetry collections include The Negro Mother (1931).

Definition of Hughes, Langston in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

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

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words