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Meaning of PERFORMER

Pronunciation:  purf'ormur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience

PERFORMER is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: performing artist
 See Also: actor, artiste, baton twirler, comedian, comic, conjurer, conjuror, cowboy, dancer, ecdysiast, entertainer, executant, exotic dancer, fire walker, fire-eater, fire-swallower, headliner, histrion, illusionist, instrumentalist, juggler, magician, minstrel, monologist, musician, peeler, player, prestidigitator, professional dancer, puppeteer, rodeo rider, role player, Savoyard, sightreader, snake charmer, star, straight man, stripper, striptease, striptease artist, stripteaser, thespian, twirler, vaudevillian, ventriloquist



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Per*form"er\, n.
One who performs, accomplishes, or fulfills; as, a good
promiser, but a bad performer; especially, one who shows
skill and training in any art; as, a performer of the drama;
a performer on the harp.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: actor, actress, affecter, agent, architect, artist, artiste, author, belly dancer, burlesque queen, chorine, chorus boy, chorus girl, concert artist, conjurer, coryphee, creator, dancer, dancing girl, deceiver, doer, ecdysiast, entertainer, executant, executor, executrix, exotic dancer, fabricator, fake, female impersonator, fraud, geisha, geisha girl, guisard, guiser, hollow man, hoofer, impersonator, interpreter, maestro, magician, maker, man of straw, mannerist, medium, mime, mimic, minstrel, minstrelsy, mountebank, mover, mummer, music maker, musician, nautch girl, operant, operative, operator, paper tiger, peeler, perpetrator, phony, playactor, player, practitioner, prestidigitator, pretender, prime mover, producer, public entertainer, show girl, singer, soloist, straw man, stripper, stripteaser, stripteuse, subject, thespian, trouper, tunester, vaudevillian, vaudevillist, virtuosa, virtuoso, worker