Definition of Chekhov, Anton in English:

Chekhov, Anton

proper noun

  • (1860–1904), Russian playwright and short-story writer; full name Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. Chekhov's work, portraying upper-class life in pre-revolutionary Russia with a blend of naturalism and symbolism, had a considerable influence on 20th-century drama. Notable plays: "The Seagull" (1895), "Uncle Vanya" (1900), "The Three Sisters" (1901), and "The Cherry Orchard" (1904).


Chekhov, Anton