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/