Definitions for hazlitt, william

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hazlitt, william

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hazlitt, William

    critic and essayist, born in Maidstone, of Irish descent; began life as an artist, but abandoned art for letters, and contributed to the reviews; wrote on the English poets and dramatists, the "Characters of Shakespeare's Plays," "The Spirit of the Age," a "Life of Napoleon," &c.; criticism was his forte, and he ranks among the foremost devoted to that art; his life was not well regulated, his health gave way, and he died in poverty (1778-1830).

Images & Illustrations of hazlitt, william


Find a translation for the hazlitt, william definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these hazlitt, william definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"hazlitt, william." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. <, william>.

Are we missing a good definition for hazlitt, william? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for hazlitt, william:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.