Definition of Proustian in US English:

Proustian

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the French writer Marcel Proust or his works, particularly with reference to the recovery of the lost past and the stimulation of unconscious memory.

    ‘childhood memories are triggered by a Proustian moment of Bayley's catching his vest on a chair’

Pronunciation

Proustian

/ˈprustiən//ˈpro͞ostēən/