Pronunciation: (nā'thun),[key] —n. 1. a prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon. II Sam. 12; I Kings 1:34.
2. George Jean, 1882–1958, U.S. drama critic, author, and editor.
3. Robert, 1894–1985, U.S. novelist and poet.
4. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “gift.”