Whitman

biographical name Whit·man \ ˈhwit-mən , ˈwit- \

Definition of Whitman

Marcus 1802–1847 and his wife Narcissa 1808–1847 née Prentiss American missionaries and pioneers

Whitman

biographical name

Definition of Whitman

Walt play \ˈwȯlt\ 1819–1892 originally Walter Whitman American poet

Whitmanesque

play \ˌhwit-mə-ˈnesk, ˌwit-\ or Whitmanian play \hwit-ˈmā-nē-ən, wit-\ adjective

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