O. Henry

[ oh -hen-ree ]
/ oʊ ˈhɛn ri /

noun

pen name of William Sydney Porter.

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British Dictionary definitions for O. Henry

O. Henry
/ (əʊ ˈhɛnrɪ) /

noun

pen name of William Sidney Porter. 1862–1910, US short-story writer. His collections of stories, characterized by his use of caricature and surprising endings, include Cabbages and Kings (1904) and The Four Million (1906)
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