Definitions of Wilder
  1. noun
    United States writer and dramatist (1897-1975)
    synonyms: Thornton Niven Wilder, Thornton Wilder
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    example of:
    dramatist, playwright
    someone who writes plays
    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  2. noun
    United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)
    synonyms: Billy Wilder, Samuel Wilder
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    example of:
    film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
    a producer of motion pictures
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