Definition of Tussaud, Madame in English:

Tussaud, Madame

proper noun

  • (1761–1850), French founder of Madame Tussaud's waxworks; resident of Britain from 1802; née Marie Grosholtz. She was imprisoned during the French Revolution and compelled to make death masks in wax of prominent victims of the guillotine. In 1835, she founded a permanent waxworks exhibition in Baker Street, London.


Tussaud, Madame

/ˈto͞osō/ /təˈsôd/ /təˈsōd/ /ˈtusoʊ/