Definition of Wilder, Thornton in English:

Share this entry

Wilder, Thornton

Pronunciation:
/ˈwīldər/
(1897–1975), US novelist and playwright; full name Thornton Niven Wilder. His work is particularly concerned with the universality of human experience, irrespective of time or place. He wrote the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927) and the plays Our Town (1938) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Wil·der, Thornton

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.