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Safire, William Syllabification: Saf·ire, William
Pronunciation: /ˈsafˌī(ə)r/

Definition of Safire, William in English:

( 1929–2009), US journalist and writer. With the New York Times from 1973, he was a conservative political commentator and also wrote the paper’s weekly “On Language” column.

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