Simple Definition of comedian
: a person who performs in front of an audience and makes people laugh by telling jokes or funny stories or by acting in a way that is funny : an actor who plays roles that make people laugh
: a person who is funny or makes people laugh
Full Definition of comedian
1 archaic a : a writer of comedies b : an actor who plays comic roles
2 : a comical individual; specifically : a professional entertainer who uses any of various physical or verbal means to be amusing
Examples of comedian in a sentence
You'll like my friend. He's a real comedian.
<struggled to eke out a living as a comedian in nightclubs>
First Known Use of comedian
COMEDIAN Defined for Kids
Definition of comedian for Students
1 : a performer who makes people laugh
2 : an amusing person
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