Share this entry

Share this page

Goldsmith, Oliver

Syllabification: Gold·smith, Oliver
Pronunciation: /ˈɡōldˌsmiTH
 
/

Definition of Goldsmith, Oliver in English:

( 1728–74), Irish novelist, poet, essayist, and playwright. Notable works: The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), The Deserted Village (1770), and She Stoops to Conquer (1773).

Definition of Goldsmith, Oliver 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 ads and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkəmbərsəm
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…