Definition of Jean Cocteau

1. Noun. French writer and film maker who worked in many artistic media (1889-1963).

Exact synonyms: Cocteau
Generic synonyms: Film Maker, Film Producer, Filmmaker, Movie Maker, Author, Writer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jean Cocteau

Jean Anouilh
Jean Antoine Watteau
Jean Arp
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur
Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
Jean Baptiste Lully
Jean Baptiste Racine
Jean Baptiste de Lamarck
Jean Bernard Leon Foucault
Jean Bernoulli
Jean Caulvin
Jean Cauvin
Jean Chauvin
Jean Cocteau (current term)
Jean Edouard Vuillard
Jean Francois Champollion
Jean Francois Millet
Jean Genet
Jean Giraudoux
Jean Harlow
Jean Honore Fragonard
Jean Laffite
Jean Lafitte
Jean Louis Charles Garnier
Jean Luc Godard
Jean Martin Charcot
Jean Monnet

Literary usage of Jean Cocteau

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1. Daytrips France: 48 One Day Adventures by Rail, Bus Or Car by Earl Steinbicker (2005)
"The Jean Cocteau Museum ® lies just beyond this, housed in a small fortification erected during the 17th century by the rulers of Monaco, which once owned ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Thus Mr. Jean Cocteau teaching the French by parable the danger of art for the few, fewer, fewest and finally for no one whomsoever. ..."

3. W. B. Yeats: The Writing of Sophocles' King Oedipus by William Butler Yeats, David R. Clark (1989)
"For a revival in 1927, five monumental plaster heads of young men framed the chorus": Jean Cocteau, five Plays (New York: Hill & Wang, 1961 ), 49. WW. ..."

4. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1921)
"M. Jean Cocteau is renowned for his Russian ballet, Parade, for his symbolical drawings, and for a book of profound maxims. Here is a recent poem called ..."

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