[ gal-breyth ]

  1. John Kenneth, 1908–2006, U.S. economist, born in Canada.

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How to use Galbraith in a sentence

  • Quite a number were enlisted, and when the trouble came Agent Galbraith was below with these recruits.

    Mary and I | Stephen Return Riggs
  • At the same moment it was noticed by the other two men that young Galbraith was absent.

  • Here he found the Bailie high in dispute with his quondam friend, the Lowlander Galbraith.

    Red Cap Tales | Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Miss Galbraith looks up at him inquiringly and then suddenly takes out her porte-monnaie, and fees him.

    The Parlor-Car | William D. Howells
  • Miss Galbraith returns to her former place, with a wounded air, and for a moment neither speaks.

    The Parlor-Car | William D. Howells

British Dictionary definitions for Galbraith


/ (ɡælˈbreɪθ) /

  1. John Kenneth. 1908–2006, US economist and diplomat born in Canada; author of The Affluent Society (1958), The New Industrial State (1967), and The Culture of Contentment (1992)

Derived forms of Galbraith

  • Galbraithian, adjective

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