figurant

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

figurant (plural figurants)

  1. An actor or dancer in the background lacking an aural presence.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

figurant

  1. present participle of figurar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French figurant. Surface analysis figureren +‎ -ant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfi.ɣyˈrɑnt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

figurant m (plural figuranten, diminutive figurantje n, feminine figurante)

  1. (theater, movies) extra
  2. (figuratively) irrelevant person, bit player

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From figurer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

figurant m (plural figurants, feminine figurante)

  1. (film) extra
  2. (theater) bit player

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: figurant

Participle[edit]

figurant

  1. present participle of figurer

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

figūrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of figūrō

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French figurant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fiˈɡu.rant/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -urant
  • Syllabification: fi‧gu‧rant

Noun[edit]

figurant m pers (feminine figurantka)

  1. (politics) figurehead, puppet, stooge (person in a nominal position of leadership but with no actual power)
  2. (theater) bit player, extra
    Synonym: statysta

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • figurant in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • figurant in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French figurant.

Noun[edit]

figurant m (plural figuranți)

  1. (film) extra

Declension[edit]