character actor

noun

Definition of character actor

: an actor who is known for playing many different and unusual characters

Word by Word Definitions

character play
  1. : one of the attributes (see 1attribute 1) or features that make up and distinguish an individual

  2. : a feature used to separate distinguishable things into categories

  3. : the aggregate of distinctive qualities characteristic of a breed, strain, or type

  1. : capable of portraying an unusual or eccentric personality often markedly different from the player

  2. : requiring or involving the portrayal of an unusual or eccentric personality

  1. : characterize

  2. : represent, portray

  3. : engrave, inscribe

actor play
  1. : one that acts : doer

  2. : one who represents a character in a dramatic production

  3. : a theatrical performer


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