Definition of Baudelaire, Charles in US English:

Baudelaire, Charles

proper noun

  • (1821–67), French poet and critic; full name Charles Pierre Baudelaire. He is noted for Les Fleurs du mal (1857), a series of 101 lyrics that explore his isolation and melancholy and the attraction of evil and the macabre.

Pronunciation

Baudelaire, Charles

/-dlˈe(ə)r/