Definition of Beaumarchais, Pierre de in English:

Beaumarchais, Pierre de

proper noun

  • (1732–99), French playwright; full name Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. He is chiefly remembered for his comedies The Barber of Seville (1775) and The Marriage of Figaro (1784).

Pronunciation

Beaumarchais, Pierre de

/ˌbōmärˈSHā/