Definition of Beckett, Samuel in US English:

Beckett, Samuel

proper noun

  • (1906–89), Irish playwright, novelist, and poet; full name Samuel Barclay Beckett. He is well known for Waiting for Godot (1952), a seminal work in the Theater of the Absurd. Nobel Prize for Literature (1969).

Pronunciation

Beckett, Samuel

/ˈbekit/