Definition of Lacanian in English:

Lacanian

Pronunciation /ləˈkānēən/ /ləˈkeɪniən/ /ləˈkänēən/ /ləˈkɑniən/

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the French psychoanalyst and writer Jacques Lacan or his works.

    • ‘Lacanian notions of pleasure and desire’

noun

  • A follower of the French psychoanalyst and writer Jacques Lacan or his theories.

    • ‘a Lacanian who enjoyed wide public influence as one of the earliest French child analysts’