tragedienne


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tra·ge·di·enne

 (trə-jē′dē-ĕn′)
n.
A woman who performs tragic roles in the theater.

[French, feminine of tragédien, tragedian, from Old French tragedian, from tragedie, tragedy; see tragedy.]

tragedienne

(trəˌdʒiːdɪˈɛn)
n
(Theatre) theatre an actress who specializes in tragic roles

tra•ge•di•enne

(trəˌdʒi diˈɛn)

n.
an actress noted for performing tragic roles.
[1850–55; < French, feminine of tragédien tragedian]
usage: See -enne.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tragedienne - an actress who specializes in tragic rolestragedienne - an actress who specializes in tragic roles
actress - a female actor
Translations

tragedienne

[trədʒiːdɪˈen] Ntrágica f, actriz f trágica

tragedienne

n (= writer)Tragikerin f, → Tragödiendichterin f; (= actress)Tragödin f (geh), → Darstellerin ftragischer Rollen
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Madame Bernhardt took a very great interest in the local Della Robbia pottery industry, and when Mr Rathbone (the art director) was holding an exhibition some years ago the great tragedienne made a special visit to inspect it.
Dans les colonnes du Daily Nation, son redacteur en chef, Murithi Muthiga, soutient que la tragedienne kenyane est l'occasion de faire realiser au monde que [beaucoup moins que]nous vivons dans un monde interconnecte et qu'avoir un pays failli comme voisin, tel que la Somalie, peut avoir des effets bien au-dela de ses frontieres[beaucoup plus grand que].
Looking wonderful in Ingeborg Bernerth's handsome costumes, she was every inch the grand tragedienne, stellar of presence and pliantly poetic of plastique.