Definition of Cocteau, Jean in English:

Cocteau, Jean

proper noun

  • (1889–1963), French playwright, novelist, and film director. His plays are noted for their striking blend of poetry, irony, and fantasy. Notable works: "La Machine infernale" (play, 1934), "La Belle et la bête" (film, 1946), and "Les Enfants terribles" (novel, 1929).

Pronunciation

Cocteau, Jean

/ˈkɒktəʊ/