Comedian

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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 Sample Sentences in News


  • Joan Rivers' daughter hires law firm to investigate comedian's death
    Melissa Rivers, the daughter of comedian Joan Rivers, has hired a New York law firm to investigate the circumstances behind her mother's death from a complication during an outpatient throat procedure, the firm said on Tuesday. The investigation could ultimately lead Melissa Rivers to file a civil lawsuit against the clinic where her mother was treated. " Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'
  • Rap mogul, comedian arrested
    Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer's camera last month. Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'
  • Comedian Tig Notaro's career has snowballed since tragedy struck
    Tig Notaro expected nothing more than an ordinary life, but then a series of personal traumas paved the way for comedy stardom. Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'

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