comedian

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Etymology[edit]

comedy +‎ -ian From Middle French comédien, from comédie ‎(comedy).

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comedian ‎(plural comedians) (feminine: comedienne)

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

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  • (male comedian): comedian (male and female)

Hyponyms[edit]

  • (comedian, male and female): comedian (male), comedienne (female)

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