Definition of Molière in English:

Molière

proper noun

  • (1622–73), French playwright; pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. He wrote more than twenty comic plays about contemporary France, developing stock characters from Italian commedia dell'arte. Notable works: "Tartuffe" (1664), "Le Misanthrope" (1666), and "Le Bourgeois gentilhomme" (1670).

Pronunciation

Molière

/mɔljɛʀ//ˈmɒlɪɛː/