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comediannoun [C]

uk   us   /kəˈmiː.di.ən/ (female also comedienne, uk   /kəˌmiː.diˈen/ us   )
(Definition of comedian from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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comediannoun [C]

 us   /kəˈmid·i·ən/ (also comic,  /ˈkɑm·ɪk/ , female comedienne,  /kəˌmid·iˈen/ )
a ​person whose ​job is to make ​peoplelaugh by ​tellingjokes and ​amusingstories or by ​copying the ​behavior or ​speech of ​famouspeople: a ​stand-up comedian
(Definition of comedian from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “comedian”
in Arabic مُمثّل هَزَلي, كوميديان…
in Korean 코미디언…
in Portuguese comediante…
in Catalan comediant…
in Japanese コメディアン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喜剧演员, 滑稽演员…
in Turkish güldürü sanatçısı/ustası komedyen…
in Russian комик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喜劇演員, 滑稽演員…
in Italian comico, -a, attore…
in Polish satyryk, komik…
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