Definition of Beat poet in English:

Beat poet

(also Beat poet)

noun

US
  • Any of a group of American poets who emerged chiefly in California in the 1950s and were noted for their rejection of social and poetic conventions.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Jack Kerouac (1922–1969), novelist and poet (real name Jean-Louis Kerouac). From beat- + poet.

Pronunciation

Beat poet

/ˌbiːt ˈpəʊɪt/