Meaning of Sinclair


Pronunciation: (sin-klâr', sing- or, for 1, 2, 4, sin'klâr, sing'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 1876–1956, U.S. oil businessman: a major figure in the Teapot Dome scandal.
  2. 1865?–1946, British novelist.
  3. 1878–1968, U.S. novelist, socialist, and reformer.
  4. a male given name: a family name taken from a French placename, Saint Clair.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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