tragedian

noun tra·ge·di·an \ trə-ˈjē-dē-ən \

Definition of tragedian

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

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Origin and Etymology of tragedian

Middle English tragedien, from Middle French, from tragedie


TRAGEDIAN Defined for English Language Learners

tragedian

noun

Definition of tragedian for English Language Learners

  • : a person who writes tragedies

  • : an actor who often plays tragic roles


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