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thespian

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adjective thes·pi·an \ˈthes-pē-ən\

Definition of thespian

  1. 1 capitalized :  of or relating to Thespis

  2. 2 often capitalized [from the tradition that Thespis was the originator of the actor's role] :  relating to the drama :  dramatic



1567

First Known Use of thespian

1567

Other Performing Arts Terms


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thespian

noun thes·pi·an

Definition of thespian

  1. :  actor



Examples of thespian in a sentence

  1. a renowned thespian and director

  2. <although she's acted in a couple of horror movies, I'd hardly call her one of our more promising thespians>



1827

First Known Use of thespian

1827

Other Performing Arts Terms


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