Definition of Genet, Jean in English:

Genet, Jean

proper noun

  • (1910–86), French novelist, poet, and playwright. Much of his work portrayed life in the criminal and homosexual underworlds, of which he was a part. Notable works: "Our Lady of the Flowers" (novel, 1944), "The Thief's Journal" (autobiography, 1949), and "The Maids" (play, 1947).

Pronunciation

Genet, Jean

/ʒəˈneɪ//ʒəne/