Definition of Molière in English:

Molière

proper noun

  • (1622–73), French playwright; pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. He wrote more than twenty comic plays about contemporary France, developing stock characters from Italian commedia dell'arte. Notable works: Tartuffe (1664), Le Misanthrope (1666), and Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (1670).

Pronunciation

Molière

/mōlēˈer/