Definition of Lenclos, Ninon de in English:

Lenclos, Ninon de

proper noun

  • (1620–1705), French courtesan; born Anne de Lenclos. She was a famous wit and beauty who advocated a form of Epicureanism in her book La Coquette vengée (1659), and later presided over one of the most distinguished literary salons of the age.


Lenclos, Ninon de

/lɒ̃ˈkləʊ//French lɑ̃klo/