- De·nis [duh-nee] /dəˈni/, 1713–84, French philosopher, critic, and encyclopedist.
Examples from the Web for diderot
Historical Examples of diderot
Since Diderot, it is said that France has produced no talker to be compared with him.
The doctrines of Diderot and Jean Jacques form but sorry homilies.Gerald Fitzgerald
Charles James Lever
There have been many attempts to imitate this manner since Diderot.
And on this Diderot sails off into a digression on the grounds of praise and blame.
Diderot did not fail to notice more serious things than this.
- Denis (dəni). 1713–84, French philosopher, noted particularly for his direction (1745–72) of the great French Encyclopédie