Definition of Mr W H from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Mr W H

 
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
 
jump to other results
an unknown man for whom William Shakespeare said he had written his Sonnets at the beginning of the first published version of the poems. Shakespeare was in love with a young man when he wrote them and this has led many people to think that Mr W H and the young man were the same person, but nobody knows this for certain. There have been many different theories about the true identity of Mr W H.