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comedian

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noun co·me·di·an \kə-ˈmē-dē-ən\

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of comedian

  1. 1 archaic a :  a writer of comedies b :  an actor who plays comic roles

  2. 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

  1. You'll like my friend. He's a real comedian.

  2. <struggled to eke out a living as a comedian in nightclubs>



1581

First Known Use of comedian

1581

Rhymes with comedian


COMEDIAN Defined for Kids

comedian

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noun co·me·di·an \kə-ˈmē-dē-ən\

Definition of comedian for Students

  1. 1 :  a performer who makes people laugh

  2. 2 :  an amusing person





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