louis: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (l'ē Fr. lwē), [key]
— pl. lou•is
  1. See


Pronunciation: (l'is or, for 2, l'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. (Joseph Louis Barrow), 1914–81, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1937–49.
  2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “loud battle.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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