Definition of de Beauvoir, Simone in English:

de Beauvoir, Simone

proper noun

  • (1908–86), French existentialist philosopher, novelist, and feminist. Her best-known work is The Second Sex (1949), a central book of the ‘second wave’ of feminism. She had a lifelong association with Jean-Paul Sartre.

Pronunciation

de Beauvoir, Simone

/də ˈbəʊvwɑː//də bovwaʀ/