tritagonist

noun tri·tag·o·nist \(ˈ)trī¦tagənə̇st, -¦taig-\

Definition of tritagonist

plural

-s

  1. :  the actor taking the part of third importance in a play (as in the ancient Greek theater) — compare deuteragonist, protagonist

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Origin and Etymology of tritagonist

Greek tritagōnistēs, from trit- + agōnistēs actor — more at protagonist


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