Definition of Rabelais, François in English:

Rabelais, François

proper noun

  • (c.1494–1553), French satirist. His writings are noted for their earthy humour, their parody of medieval learning and literature, and their affirmation of humanist values. Notable works: Pantagruel (1532) and Gargantua (1534).

Pronunciation

Rabelais, François

/ˈrabəleɪ//ʀablɛ/