Comedian



[kuh-mee-dee-uh n] /kəˈmi di ən/

noun
1.
a professional entertainer who amuses by relating anecdotes, acting out comical situations, engaging in humorous repartee, etc.
2.
an actor in comedy.
3.
a writer of comedy.
4.
any comical or amusing person.
/kəˈmiːdɪən/
noun
1.
an entertainer who specializes in jokes, comic skits, etc
2.
an actor in comedy
3.
an amusing or entertaining person: sometimes used ironically
n.

1580s, “comic poet,” later (c.1600) “stage actor in comedies,” also, generally, “actor,” from Middle French comédien, from comédie (see comedy). Meaning “professional joke-teller, etc.” is from 1898.

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