Synonyms for comedian

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh-mee-dee-uh n
Phonetic Transcription : kəˈmi di ən

Top 10 synonyms for comedian Other synonyms for the word comedian

Définition of comedian

Origin :
  • 1580s, "comic poet," later (c.1600) "stage actor in comedies," also, generally, "actor," from Middle French comédien, from comédie (see comedy). Meaning "professional joke-teller, etc." is from 1898.
  • noun funny person, often professional
Example sentences :
  • Rjane is the most comedian of comedians, and an artist when she wishes to be.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • "Well then, I want the last speech of all," the comedian declared.
  • Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
  • The comedian finished, and the orchestra noisily chorded him off.
  • Extract from : « The Yellow Claw » by Sax Rohmer
  • No, since theatres have existed, never has there been a comedian of his ability.
  • Extract from : « The Nabob » by Alphonse Daudet
  • Irish Johnstone, the comedian, was known to be rather parsimonious.
  • Extract from : « The Jest Book » by Mark Lemon
  • From her usual costume you would have taken her for a German comedian.
  • Extract from : « The Story of Russia » by R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • He was considered the best Irish comedian on the American stage.
  • Extract from : « American Men of Mind » by Burton E. Stevenson
  • But Florence was more than a mere song-writer Irish comedian.
  • Extract from : « American Men of Mind » by Burton E. Stevenson
  • The face of the Glee Club's comedian had assumed just the right seriousness.
  • Extract from : « Stanford Stories » by Charles K. Field
  • Something of the comedian in that; aye, M. de la Rochefoucault?
  • Extract from : « Imaginary Conversations and Poems » by Walter Savage Landor
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