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actress

noun

Synonyms of actress

a woman or girl who acts in a play, movie, etc.
  • The versatile actress can seemingly play any role.
  • The actresses in the musical vastly outperformed their male counterparts.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for actress

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for actress

  • nonactor
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The first known use of actress was in 1586

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“Actress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/actress. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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