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actor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of actor

  1. 1 one who acts professionally (as in a play, movie, or television show) <my sister went to drama school to become an actor> Synonyms impersonator, mummer, player, thesp, thespian, trouper Related Words barnstormer, enactor, entertainer, performer; actress, starlet; lead, leading lady, leading man, star; coactor, costar; extra, spear-carrier, supernumerary, walk-on; monologuist (or monologist); prima donna, scene-stealer; double, understudy; comedian, farceur; tragedian, tragedienne; ape, aper, ham, imitator, impressionist, masker, masquerader, mime, mimic, pantomime, pantomimist, personator, poser; buffoon, clown, harlequin, stooge, zany Antonyms nonactor

  2. 2 one who takes part in something <Benjamin Franklin was a major actor in many of the events leading up to the founding of our nation> Synonyms participant, partaker, participator, party, player, sharerRelated Words accessory (also accessary), aide, assistant, helper; colleague, partnerNear Antonyms bystander, looker-on, observer, onlooker, spectator, watcher; wallflowerAntonyms nonparticipant




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