Gogol play biographical name Go·gol \ˈgȯ-gəl, ˈgō-ˌgȯl\ Definition of Gogol Nikolay Vasilyevich 1809–1852 Russ. writerGogolian play \gȯ-ˈgōl-yən, gō-ˈgȯl-\ adjective See words that rhyme with Gogol Writing? Check your grammar now! Seen and Heard What made you want to look up Gogol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).