Ibsen play biographical name Ib·sen \ˈib-sən, ˈip-\ Definition of Ibsen Henrik 1828–1906 Norw. poet & dram.Ibsenian play \ib-ˈsē-nē-ən, ip-, -ˈse-nē-\ or Ibsenesque play \ˌib-sə-ˈnesk, ˌip-\ adjective Writing? Check your grammar now! Seen and Heard What made you want to look up Ibsen? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).