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Synonyms for comedian

a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

Synonyms for comedian

a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

an actor in a comedy

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The first Elizabethan dramatist of permanent individual importance is the comedian John Lyly, of whose early success at Court with the artificial romance 'Euphues' we have already spoken.
In short, she studied everything, as a skillful comedian does to whom a new part has been assigned in a line to which he is not accustomed.
These words were pronounced with that tact -- that measure, that distinctness of tone, of intention, and reach -- which made del Signor Giulio Mazarini the first comedian in the world.
Her attitude was perpetually a sort of prayer for assistance, for explanation; and yet no woman in the world could have been less of a comedian.
The recollection of the hideous depression and gloom which the leading comedian had radiated in great clouds fled from him like some grisly nightmare before the goddess of day.
And even the comedian, George could not help admitting, showed signs of being on the eve of becoming funny.
Napoleon Bonaparte was despised by all as long as he was great, but now that he has become a wretched comedian the Emperor Francis wants to offer him his daughter in an illegal marriage.
It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens for a near neighbor and a daily companion, and when my leisure hours were joyously passed with many other friends, all associated with literature and art, of whom the admirable comedian, Regnier, is now the only survivor.
She compressed her lips for a moment and then added: "As to her being a comedian that's another question.
I do everything, from Sheeny monologue to team song and dance and Dutch comedian.
Becky, the nightingale, took the flowers which he threw to her and pressed them to her heart with the air of a consummate comedian.
There were legends in the place that he did not so much as know the popular heroes and heroines by sight, and that the low comedian had 'mugged' at him in his richest manner fifty nights for a wager, and he had shown no trace of consciousness.
Pickwick drew in his head again, with the swiftness displayed by that admirable melodramatic performer, Punch, when he lies in wait for the flat-headed comedian with the tin box of music.
The American Consulate General in Jerusalem brought seven Arab-American comedians from the United States to perform, coach, and inspire.
One of the UK's top comedians, Michael McIntyre, is heading to Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena for five nights in September with the Queen of Comedy Sarah Millican senumber of venues next year, including Swansea and Llandudno.