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actor

play
noun ac·tor \ˈak-tər also -ˌtȯr\

Simple Definition of actor

  • : a person who acts in a play, movie, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of actor

  1. 1 :  one that acts :  doer

  2. 2 a :  one who represents a character in a dramatic production b :  a theatrical performer c :  one who behaves as if acting a part

  3. 3 :  one that takes part in any affair

actorish

play \-tə-rish\ adjective

actorly

play \-tər-lē\ adjective

Examples of actor in a sentence

  1. <my sister went to drama school to become an actor>

  2. <Benjamin Franklin was a major actor in many of the events leading up to the founding of our nation.>



15th Century

First Known Use of actor

15th century



ACTOR Defined for Kids

actor

play
noun ac·tor \ˈak-tər\

Definition of actor for Students

  1. :  a person who acts especially in a play or movie





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