Synonyms for actress


Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-tris
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk trɪs


Définition of actress

Origin :
  • 1580s, "female who does something;" see actor + -ess; stage sense is from 1700. Sometimes French actrice was used.
  • noun woman actor
Example sentences :
  • He did not like me because I was thin, but he was interested in me because I was going to be an actress.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • However that may be, it is certain that the actor is jealous of the actress.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • No one was ever less an actress than I am, and you know that.
  • Extract from : « In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories » by Robert Barr
  • One had been blackmailed by an actress after an affair and railroaded her off the Earth.
  • Extract from : « The Adventurer » by Cyril M. Kornbluth
  • And they clapped their hands as the actress went to her seat.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • She had a son, Ollivier, before whom she posed as an actress.
  • Extract from : « A Zola Dictionary » by J. G. Patterson
  • This was the document he had handed over to the actress the night before.
  • Extract from : « A Nest of Spies » by Pierre Souvestre
  • "A good riddance, so far as I'm concerned," replied the actress.
  • Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
  • You know she's afraid of him and that she passes herself off as an actress.
  • Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
  • But then it's fearful to think of being an actress, isn't it?
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine

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