a : a writer of comedies
b : an actor who plays comic roles
: a comical individual; specifically : a professional entertainer who uses any of various physical or verbal means to be amusing
Examples of COMEDIAN
- You'll like my friend. He's a real comedian.
- <struggled to eke out a living as a comedian in nightclubs>
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Related to COMEDIAN
- card, humorist, comic, droll, farceur, funnyman, gagger, gagman, gagster, jester, joker, jokester, wag, wit
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