Definition of Chaucer, Geoffrey in English:

Chaucer, Geoffrey

proper noun

  • (c.1342–1400), English poet. His "Canterbury Tales" (c.1387–1400) is a cycle of linked tales told by a group of pilgrims. His skills of characterization, humor, and versatility established him as the first great English poet. Chaucer also wrote "Troilus and Criseyde" (c.1385)

Pronunciation:

Chaucer, Geoffrey

/ˈCHôsər/