Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (wôl′kŏt′, wŏl′-), Derek Alton Born 1930.
West Indian poet and playwright who won the 1992 Nobel Prize for literature. His work includes Another Life (1973) and the epic poem Omeros (1990).


1. (Biography) Derek (Alton). born 1930, St Lucian poet and playwright, whose works include the poetry collections In a Green Night (1962) and The Bounty (1997), the play The Dream on Monkey Mountain (1967), and the long poem Omeros (1990): Nobel prize for literature 1992
2. (Biography) Jersey Joe, real name Arnold Raymond Cream. 1914–94, US boxer: world heavyweight champion 1951–52


(ˈwɔl kət)
Derek, born 1930, West Indian poet and playwright: Nobel prize 1992.
References in periodicals archive ?
ARSENAL 2 STOKE 0 ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger believes Theo Walcott justified his faith in his striking capabilities with a goal in the 2-0 win over Stoke.
ARSENE Wenger has said Theo Walcott is likely to pen a new deal at Arsenal very soon.
IF ARSENAL are thinking of playing hardball with Theo Walcott this summer they should take another look at the DVD of this game.
He was the husband of the late Marilyn (Riley) Walcott and the late Jean (Bissonette) Walcott.
The Walcott Trust and Savings Bank has announced that it has opened a branch in Davenport, Iowa.
Theo Walcott is desperate to avoid more World Cup heartache by bouncing back to his best before England jet off to Rio de Janeiro.
Northwest Christian University announced the hiring of George Walcott as coach for its men's and women's track and field program.
THE debate over where Theo Walcott should play in an Arsenal shirt misses the point - he's good enough to play anywhere and right now he's the best English player in the Premier League.
THEO Walcott set his sights on firing Arsenal to silverware after finally signing a new contract.
Arsenal are moving closer to finally agreeing a deal with Theo Walcott, reports in today's papers claim, with the England international set to agree to a new contract worth [pounds sterling]20 million, including a [pounds sterling]1 million up-front fee.
Jan 9( ANI ): Arsenal is set to shell 26 million pound to get star player Theo Walcott sign a new contract with the club, as club's chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, prepares to speak with the England star's representatives to end the contract standstill.
ARSENAL 7 Walcott (20, 73, 90), Oxlade-Chamberlain (50), Podolski (64), Giroud (84, 87) NEWCASTLE UTD 3 Ba (43, 69), Marveaux (59) ARSENE WENGER hopes Theo Walcott will sign a new contract "very soon" after watching the forward bag a stunning hat-trick in Saturday's 7-3 hammering of Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium.