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

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  • 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


  • Comedian under fire for Reeva Steenkamp jokes
    British comedian Jimmy Carr has copped a barrage of abuse on social media after an unsavoury joke about Oscar Pistorius' motives for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'
  • Comedian Hannibal Buress Calls Bill Cosby a "Rapist" in Standup Set
    New York-based comedian Hannibal Buress took aim at Bill Cosby during his stand-up set Thursday night at Philadelphia's Trocadero Theatre, calling the 77-year-old "a... Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'
  • New York City block named George Carlin Way
    The late comedian now has a Manhattan street named after him nearby where he grew up Read more on this news related to 'Comedian'

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