Lynd play biographical name \ˈlind\ Definition of Lynd Robert Staugh*ton play \ˈstȯ-tən\ 1892–1970 & his wife Helen née Merrell 1896–1982 Am. sociologists Writing? Check your grammar now! Seen and Heard What made you want to look up Lynd? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).