[moh-puh-sahnt; French moh-pa-sahn] /ˈmoʊ pəˌsɑnt; French moʊ paˈsɑ̃/ Show IPA
(Henri René Albert) Guy de, 1850–93, French short-story writer and novelist.
Maupassant (French mopɑsɑ̃)
(Henri René Albert) Guy de (ɡi də). 1850--93, French writer, noted esp for his short stories, such as Boule de suif (1880), La Maison Tellier (1881), and Mademoiselle Fifi (1883). His novels include Bel Ami (1885) and Pierre et Jean (1888)