Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Molière

     
Molière
(1622-73) a French actor and writer of plays whose real name was Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. His most famous works are comedies that make fun of human behaviour, such as Le Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary