Definition of Pirandellian in English:

Pirandellian

adjective

  • Of, resembling, or characteristic of Pirandello or his plays, especially with reference to the relationship between illusion and reality.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of Luigi Pirandello, Italian playwright + -ian.

Pronunciation

Pirandellian

/ˌpɪrənˈdɛlɪən//ˌpɪr(ə)nˈdɛlɪən/