Definition of Pope, Alexander in English:

Pope, Alexander

proper noun

  • (1688–1744), English poet. A major figure of the Augustan age, he is known for his caustic wit and metrical skill, especially his use of the heroic couplet. Notable works: "The Rape of the Lock" (1712; enlarged 1714) and "An Essay on Man" (1733–34)


Pope, Alexander