Definition of Hitchcock, Sir Alfred in English:

Hitchcock, Sir Alfred

Pronunciation /ˈhiCHˌkäk/ /ˈhɪtʃˌkɑk/

proper noun

  • (1899–1980), English movie director; full name Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. Acclaimed in Britain for movies such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935), he moved to Hollywood in 1939. Among his later works, notable for their suspense and their technical ingenuity, are the thrillers Strangers on a Train (1951), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963).