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1. comedian

noun. ['kəˈmiːdiːən'] a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts.

Synonyms

  • performing artist
  • performer
  • gagman
  • merry andrew
  • clown
  • top banana
  • joker
  • buffoon
  • comedienne
  • standup comedian
  • goof
  • comic
  • jokester

Antonyms

  • humorless

Etymology

  • κωμῳδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Comedian

  • garabedian

How do you pronounce comedian?

Pronounce comedian as kəˈmidiən.

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Example sentences of the word comedian


1. Adjective
If you want to be a comedian, hang out with people who can help you hone your skill.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Know your audience, or in this case, the comedian you want to write for.

Quotes containing the word comedian


1. I think humor is important for all of us, and a great comedian is a great treasure.
- Leila Josefowicz

2. I don't think of myself as funny - I don't fill up a room with my humor... I would fail miserably as a stand-up comedian.
- Steve Carell

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

2. comedian

noun. ['kəˈmiːdiːən'] an actor in a comedy.

Synonyms

  • player
  • histrion
  • role player
  • comedienne
  • actor

Etymology

  • κωμῳδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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