(1758-1843) a US lexicographer (=someone who writes dictionaries) who produced his famous American Dictionary of the English Language in 1828. His name is used for a series of dictionaries called Webster's dictionaries, which are the best-known English dictionaries produced in the US.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.