Definition of Beckett, Samuel in English:

Beckett, Samuel

proper noun

  • (1906–89), Irish playwright, novelist, and poet; full name Samuel Barclay Beckett. He is best known for his plays, especially Waiting for Godot (1952), a seminal work in the Theatre of the Absurd. Nobel Prize for Literature (1969).

Pronunciation

Beckett, Samuel

/ˈbɛkɪt/