Share this entry
Brontë Line breaks: Brontë
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɒnteɪ/

Definition of Brontë in English:

1The name of three English novelists:
1.1 Charlotte ( 1816–55), author of Jane Eyre (1847), Shirley (1849), and Villette (1853).
1.2 Emily ( 1818–48), author of Wuthering Heights (1847); also a poet.
1.3 Anne ( 1820–49), author of Agnes Grey (1845) and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1847).

The three sisters (with their brother Branwell, 1817–48) grew up in the Yorkshire village of Haworth, and had limited experience of the outside world. Their works were published under the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell

Words that rhyme with Brontë

démenti, Monte, Monty, Visconti
Definition of Brontë in:
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.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources