tragedian


tra·ge·di·an

noun \trə-ˈjē-dē-ən\

: a person who writes tragedies

: an actor who often plays tragic roles

Full Definition of TRAGEDIAN

1
:  a writer of tragedies
2
:  an actor specializing in tragic roles

Origin of TRAGEDIAN

Middle English tragedien, from Middle French, from tragedie
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with TRAGEDIAN

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