1. [ noun ] (writing) tough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler
Synonyms: philip_marlowe
Related terms: fictional_character US
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3948
3. [ noun ] (verse,theater,writing) English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593)
Synonyms: christopher_marlowe
Related terms: poet dramatist
Similar spelling:   Marlow