Dictionary

tragedian

noun tra·ge·di·an \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tragediennePrevious Word in the Dictionary: tragalAll Words Near: tragedian
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears