Kleist

play
biographical name \ˈklīst\

Definition of Kleist

  1. (Bernd) Heinrich Wilhelm von 1777–1811 German author


Kleist

biographical name

Definition of Kleist

  1. (Paul Ludwig) Ewald von 1881–1954 German field marshal


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to plunder or ravage

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!