Definition of Molièresque in English:

Molièresque

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Molière or his comedies; farcical or satirical in the style of Molière.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Appletons' Journal. From Molière, pseudonym of the French playwright and actor Jean-Baptiste Poquelin + -esque, probably after French Moliéresque.

Pronunciation

Molièresque

/ˌmɒlɪɛːˈrɛsk/