Definition of Lacan, Jacques in English:

Lacan, Jacques

proper noun

  • (1901–81), French psychoanalyst and writer. A notable poststructuralist, he reinterpreted Freudian psychoanalysis, especially the theory of the unconscious, in the light of structural linguistics and anthropology.

Pronunciation:

Lacan, Jacques

/ləˈkän//läˈkäN/