Definition of Miss Marple from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Miss Marple

 
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
 
jump to other results
a character in several novels by Agatha Christie. Miss Marple is a gentle, respectable old woman who has a remarkable ability to solve mysteries and crimes. She first appeared in the novel The Murder in the Vicarage (1930). There have been many film and television versions of the stories.