Hearst

biographical name
\ ˈhərst How to pronounce Hearst (audio) \

Definition of Hearst

William Randolph 1863–1951 American newspaper publisher

More from Merriam-Webster on Hearst

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Hearst

Comments on Hearst

What made you want to look up Hearst? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak slightingly about or to degrade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!