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comedian

noun co·me·di·an \kə-ˈmē-dē-ən\

: 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

  1. You'll like my friend. He's a real comedian.
  2. <struggled to eke out a living as a comedian in nightclubs>

First Known Use of COMEDIAN

1581

Rhymes with COMEDIAN

COMEDIAN Defined for Kids

comedian

noun co·me·di·an \kə-ˈmē-dē-ən\

Definition of COMEDIAN for Kids

1
:  a performer who makes people laugh
2
:  an amusing person

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