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- An entertainer who performs in a humorous manner, especially by telling jokes.
- (by extension) Any person who is characteristically humorous or amusing.
- A writer of comedy.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
- (male comedian): comedian (male and female)
- (comedian, male and female): comedian (male), comedienne (female)