comedienne

noun co·me·di·enne \ kə-ˌmē-dē-ˈen \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of comedienne

: a woman who is a comedian

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Origin and Etymology of comedienne

French comédienne, feminine of comédien comedian, from comédie


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  • : a woman who is a comedian



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