Wharton

biographical name
Whar·​ton | \ ˈ(h)wȯr-tᵊn How to pronounce Wharton (audio) \

Definition of Wharton

Edith Newbold 1862–1937 née Jones American novelist

Learn More about Wharton

Statistics for Wharton

Cite this Entry

“Wharton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wharton. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

Comments on Wharton

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

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

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!