Definition of Gide, André in US English:

Gide, André

proper noun

  • (1869–1951), French novelist, essayist, and critic; regarded as the father of modern French literature; full name André Paul Guillaume Gide. His notable works include The Immoralist (1902), Strait Is the Gate (1909), The Counterfeiters (1927), and Journal (1939–50). Nobel Prize for Literature (1947).

Pronunciation

Gide, André

/ZHēd/