Definitions of steele

  1. English writer ( 1672- 1729)

Usage examples for steele

  1. One of the finest compliments ever paid to a woman was that of Steele, when he said of Lady Elizabeth Hastings, " that to have loved her was a liberal education." – Character by Samuel Smiles
  2. Alfred weighed the hide and figured up the amount due the farmer when Mr. Steele entered the room, passing the compliments of the day with the farmer. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  3. Steele was responsible for many more periodicals, such as the Englishman, the Lover, the Reader, Town Talk, the Tea- Table, Chit- Chat, the Plebeian, and the Theatre, most of which had a rather ephemeral existence. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox