thespian

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Thespis, from the name of the Ancient Greek actor Thespis (fl. 6th century BCE), from Θέσπις (Théspis) +‎ -ian.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθɛspi.ən/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛspiən

Adjective[edit]

thespian (comparative more thespian, superlative most thespian)

  1. Of, or relating to drama and acting; dramatic, theatrical.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

thespian (plural thespians)

  1. An actor or player.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “thespian”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.