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English noun: John Scopes

1. John Scopes (person) Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970)


SynonymsJohn Thomas Scopes, Scopes


Instance hypernymschool teacher, schoolteacher









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