Share this entry

Yerby, Frank Syllabification: Yer·by, Frank
Pronunciation: /ˈyərbē/

Definition of Yerby, Frank in English:

( 1916–91), US writer; full name Frank Garvin Yerby. He wrote action-packed novels such as The Foxes of Harrow (1946), Judas, My Brother (1968), and The Dahomean (1971). Discrimination against blacks in the US caused him to live in Spain from 1955.

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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources