Dictionary.com

Dryden

[ drahyd-n ]
/ ˈdraɪd n /
Save This Word!

noun
John, 1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

OTHER WORDS FROM Dryden

Dry·de·ni·an [drahy-dee-nee-uhn, -deen-yuhn], /draɪˈdi ni ən, -ˈdin yən/, Dry·den·ic [drahy-den-ik], /draɪˈdɛn ɪk/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Dryden in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Dryden

Dryden
/ (ˈdraɪdən) /

noun
John. 1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic of the Augustan period, commonly regarded as the chief exponent of heroic tragedy. His major works include the tragedy All for Love (1677), the verse satire Absalom and Achitophel (1681), and the Essay of Dramatick Poesie (1668)
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
FEEDBACK