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1. actor

noun. ['ˈæktɝ'] a theatrical performer.

Synonyms

  • upstager
  • ham
  • mummer
  • pantomimist
  • ingenue
  • character actor
  • thespian
  • performer
  • playactor
  • spear carrier
  • trouper
  • reenactor
  • mimer
  • understudy
  • mime
  • scene-stealer
  • star
  • actress
  • performing artist
  • movie actor
  • histrion
  • comedian
  • barnstormer
  • role player
  • pantomimer
  • standby
  • tragedian
  • lead
  • plant
  • play-actor
  • screen actor
  • player
  • walk-on
  • extra
  • leading man
  • supernumerary
  • principal
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • adult
  • bad person
  • minor
  • lack

Etymology

  • actor (Latin)
  • agere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Actor

  • schlachter
  • schachter
  • pachter
  • lacter
  • akhtar

How do you pronounce actor?

Pronounce actor as ˈæktər.

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Sentences with actor


1. Noun, singular or mass
A headshot is to an actor what a business card is to a business person.

Quotes about actor


1. You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.
- Keanu Reeves

2. Comedy is difficult for an actor. But I think I have a good sense of humor and manage to make people laugh and make them happy.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

3. As an actor, I'm attracted to drama; as a director, it's humor - because it's the story of my life, and I can't be that serious about it. Being alone is a big theme in all my movies, both as a director and as an actress.
- Jodie Foster

2. play-actor

noun. an actor who travels around the country presenting plays.

Synonyms

  • player
  • playactor
  • trouper
  • histrion
  • barnstormer
  • role player
  • actor

3. actor

noun. ['ˈæktɝ'] a person who acts and gets things done.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • live wire
  • sharpy
  • powerhouse
  • fireball
  • vitaliser
  • worker
  • whiz-kid
  • eager beaver
  • energiser
  • man of action
  • individual
  • animator
  • mortal
  • human dynamo
  • busy bee
  • man of deeds
  • sharpie
  • energizer
  • person
  • doer
  • ball of fire
  • demon
  • whizz-kid
  • vitalizer
  • go-getter
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit

Etymology

  • actor (Latin)
  • agere (Latin)
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