Meaning of BABBITT in English


Bab ‧ bitt /ˈbæbət, ˈbæbɪt/ BrE AmE

a book by Sinclair Lewis about a businessman called George Babbitt who lives in a small US town. Babbitt is regarded as a boring man, because he thinks only about his own business and his position in local society, and he is not interested in other things in life.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.