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Comedian Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
  • an actor in a comedy

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts ,
  • an actor in a comedy

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Comedian Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A comedian is a person who tells jokes, or acts in comedies. Some people use the word comedienne to refer to female comedians. A comedian can also be called a comic or a comic actor.

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'Comedian' example sentence in quotations

* God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh. - Voltaire

* I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately. - George Carlin

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  • Comedian Trevor Noah comes under fire for past Twitter comments
    Trevor Noah, the South African comedian chosen to replace Jon Stewart as the new host of the late-night comedy parody, "The Daily Show" was feeling the heat on Twitter on Tuesday for past comments he made about Jews and women. The 31-year-old son of a black South African mother and a Swiss father who uses his mixed race in his comedy routine caused offen Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'
  • South African comedian Noah to replace Stewart on US 'Daily Show'
    South African comedian Trevor Noah will host iconic US late-night news satire "The Daily Show," whose anchor Jon Stewart announced last month he would step down, the program said Monday. The widely acclaimed Comedy Central program has been led by Stewart for the past 16 years, and become an influential source of news and views for a younger audience that Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'
  • What the Trevor Noah Backlash Says About Us Our Need for A Cultural Hero
    The 31-year-old South African comedian was doomed from the time news broke on Monday that he would replace Jon Stewart as one of America's most revered leaders: host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Given our lofty expectations that The Daily Show's new host would not only be hilarious and brilliant but would also solve television's long-stan Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'

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