1. [ noun ] (verse,theater,writing) British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
Synonyms: thomas_stearns_eliot t._s._eliot
Related terms: poet dramatist
2. [ noun ] (writing) British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
Synonyms: mary_ann_evans george_eliot
Related terms: writer
Similar spelling:   Elliot