Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Crichton

[krahyt-n]
noun
  1. Jamesthe Admirable Crichton, 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist.
  2. Michael,1942–2008, U.S. novelist.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for crichton

Contemporary Examples of crichton

Historical Examples of crichton


British Dictionary definitions for crichton

Crichton

noun
  1. James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
  2. (John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012