Definition of Maupassant, Guy de in English:

Maupassant, Guy de

proper noun

  • (1850–93), French novelist and short-story writer; full name Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant. He wrote about 300 short stories and six novels in a simple, direct narrative style. Notable novels: "Une Vie" (1883) and "Bel-Ami" (1885).

Pronunciation

Maupassant, Guy de

/ˈməʊpasɒ̃//mopasɑ̃/