Share this entry

Share this page

Lee, Spike

Line breaks: Spike Lee
Pronunciation: /liː
 
/

Definition of Lee, Spike in English:

(B.1957), American film director; born Shelton Jackson Lee. Lee’s declared intention is to express the richness of black American culture; films such as Do the Right Thing (1989) and Malcolm X (1992) sparked controversy with their treatment of racism.

Definition of Lee, Spike 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 terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing