Definition of Ionesco, Eugène in US English:

Ionesco, Eugène

proper noun

  • (1912–94), French playwright; born in Romania; a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd. Notable plays: The Bald Soprano (1949), Rhinoceros (1959), and Exit the King (1962).

Pronunciation

Ionesco, Eugène

/yôˈneskō/