Definition of Stendhal in US English:

Stendhal

proper noun

  • (1783–1842), French novelist; pseudonym of Marie Henri Beyle. His two best-known novels are Le Rouge et le noir (1830), relating the rise and fall of a young man from the provinces, and La Chartreuse de Parme (1839).

Pronunciation

Stendhal

/stenˈdäl/