Definition of Behan, Brendan in English:

Behan, Brendan

proper noun

  • (1923–64), Irish playwright and poet; full name Brendan Francis Behan. A committed supporter of Irish nationalism, he is noted for the novel Borstal Boy (1958), which describes his punishment for involvement in terrorist activities, and the play The Quare Fellow (1956).

Pronunciation

Behan, Brendan

/ˈbiːən/