Definition of Pope, Alexander in English:

Pope, Alexander

proper noun

  • (1688–1744), English poet. A major figure of the Augustan age, he is famous for his caustic wit and metrical skill, in particular his use of the heroic couplet. Notable works: "The Rape of the Lock" (1712; enlarged 1714); "An Essay on Man" (1733–4).


Pope, Alexander