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Meaning of COMEDIAN

Pronunciation:  ku'meedeeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comic acts
  2. [n]  an actor in a comedy

COMEDIAN is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: comic
 See Also: actor, Alfred Hawthorne, Arthur Marx, Arthur Stanley Jefferson Laurel, Benny Hill, Bob Hope, buffoon, Burns, Buster Keaton, Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin, Chico, clown, comedienne, Dudley Moore, Dudley Stuart John Moore, Durante, Fields, gagman, George Burns, Groucho, Hardy, Harpo, Harry Lauder, Herbert Marx, Hill, histrion, Hope, Jimmy Durante, joker, jokester, Joseph Francis Keaton, Julius Marx, Keaton, Lauder, Laurel, Leonard Marx, Leslie Townes Hope, Martin, Marx, merry andrew, Moore, Nathan Birnbaum, Oliver Hardy, performer, performing artist, player, role player, Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder, Stan Laurel, standup comedian, Steve Martin, thespian, top banana, W. C. Fields, William Claude Dukenfield, Zeppo



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co*me"di*an\, n. [Cf. F. com['e]dien.]
1. An actor or player in comedy. ``The famous comedian,
   Roscius.'' --Middleton.

2. A writer of comedy. --Milton.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a comedian in your dream, suggests that you need to be more carefree. You are feeling overburdened from your daily problems and need an outlet to release all that tension. You need to learn to laugh at yourself and not take yourself so seriously.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: banana, buffoon, burlesquer, card, caricaturist, choreographer, clown, comedienne, comic, cutup, dramatist, dramatizer, dramaturge, droll, epigrammatist, farcer, farceur, farceuse, farcist, fool, funnyman, gag writer, gagman, gagster, genteel comedian, hoke comic, humorist, ironist, jester, joke writer, joker, jokesmith, jokester, lampooner, librettist, light comedian, low comedian, madcap, melodramatist, mimographer, monodramatist, parodist, play doctor, play fixer, playwright, playwriter, prankster, punner, punster, quipster, reparteeist, satirist, scenario writer, scenarioist, scenarist, scriptwriter, slapstick comedian, stand-up comic, tragedian, wag, wagwit, wisecracker, wit, witling, zany