Definition of Hemingway, Ernest
- (1899–1961), US novelist, short-story writer, and journalist; full name Ernest Miller Hemingway. He achieved success with The Sun Also Rises (1926), which reflected the disillusionment of the postwar “lost generation.” In World War II, he joined in the D-Day landings as a war correspondent. Other notable works: A Farewell to Arms (1929), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), and The Old Man and the Sea (1952, Pulitzer Prize 1953). Nobel Prize for Literature (1954).