Definition of Goncourt in English:

Goncourt

proper noun

  • Edmond de (1822–96) and Jules de (1830–70), French novelists and critics. Working together, the brothers wrote art criticism, realist novels and social history. In his will Edmond provided for the establishment of the Académie Goncourt, which awards the annual Prix Goncourt.

Pronunciation:

Goncourt

/French ɡɔ̃kuʀ//ɡɒnˈkʊə/