Stephen

biographical name (1)
Ste·​phen | \ ˈstē-vən How to pronounce Stephen (audio) \

Definition of Stephen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

circa 1097–1154 king of England (1135–54)

Stephen

biographical name (2)

Definition of Stephen (Entry 2 of 2)

Sir Leslie 1832–1904 English philosopher, critic, and biographer

Learn More about Stephen

Statistics for Stephen

Cite this Entry

“Stephen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stephen. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Comments on Stephen

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

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!