Horatio Alger

play
adjective Ho·ra·tio Al·ger \hə-ˈrā-shō-ˈal-jər\

Definition of Horatio Alger

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling the fiction of Horatio Alger in which success is achieved through self-reliance and hard work

1922

First Known Use of horatio alger

1922


Learn More about horatio alger


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!