Definition of Faust in English:

Faust

(also Faustus)

proper noun

  • (died c.1540), German astronomer and necromancer. Reputed to have sold his soul to the Devil, he became the subject of dramas by Marlowe and Goethe, an opera by Gounod, and a novel by Thomas Mann.

Pronunciation

Faust

/faʊst//foust/