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ac·tress

 (ăk′trĭs)
n.
A woman who is an actor. See Usage Note at -ess.

actress

(ˈæktrɪs)
n
1. (Theatre) a woman who acts in a play, film, broadcast, etc
2. informal a woman who puts on a false manner in order to deceive others

ac•tress

(ˈæk trɪs)

n.
a woman who acts in stage plays, motion pictures, etc., esp. professionally.
[1580–90]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.actress - a female actoractress - a female actor      
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
leading lady - actress who plays the leading female role
starlet - a young (film) actress who is publicized as a future star
tragedienne - an actress who specializes in tragic roles

actress

noun
A theatrical performer:
Translations
актриса
herečka
skuespiller
näitlejannanäitlejatar
näyttelijätär
glumica
színésznő
leikkona
女優
여자 배우
actrix
actriţă
herečka
igralka
skådespelerska
นักแสดงหญิง
nữ diễn viên

actress

[ˈæktrɪs] Nactriz f

actress

[ˈæktrəs] nactrice f
She is an actress → Elle est actrice.
She is a well-known actress → Elle est une actrice connue.

actress

n (lit, fig)Schauspielerin f

actress

[ˈæktrɪs] nattrice f

actress

مـُمَثِّلَة herečka skuespiller Schauspielerin ηθοποιός actriz näyttelijätär actrice glumica attrice 女優 여자 배우 actrice skuespillerinne aktorka atriz актриса skådespelerska นักแสดงหญิง kadın oyuncu nữ diễn viên 女演员
References in classic literature ?
The talk was all about good and bad hotels, actors and actresses and musical prodigies.
The richly dressed actresses and actors tripped about singing bravely and pretending not to mind it.
Actors and actresses were sought with a desperate disregard of all considerations of personal fitness.
Personally, he had as little use for actresses as for summer boarders; but justice was justice, and though he himself (here Dan giggled) had once slipped up on a matter of judgment, this thing must not be.
The Chancellor is in the pocket of the money lenders and has to do as he is told; otherwise he's bankrupt, and a bad sort of bankruptcy, too, with nothing but cards and actresses behind it.
He talks about "two to one against the favorite," refers to actresses as "Little Emmy" and "Kate" and "Baby," and murmurs about his "losses at cards the other night" in a style implying that thousands have been squandered, though, to do him justice, the actual amount is most probably one-and-twopence.
A great deal of nonsense,' he yelled severely, 'is talked about men lowering themselves by marrying actresses.
Her principal acquaintances were poor women of various grades, a couple of actresses, and the family of a poor schoolteacher.
Hidden actresses, however, are not so difficult to find as some other hidden facts, and it was not long before Lydgate gathered indications that Laure had taken the route to Lyons.
For Prynne one of the great horrors of the stage was the introduction of actresses from France by Henrietta Maria, to take the place of young [84] male actors of whom Dr.
The women whom he had come across in his battle upwards, barmaids and their fellows, fifth-rate actresses, occasionally the suburban wife of a prosperous City man, had impressed him only with a sort of coarse contempt.
One man thinks horse-racing is It, with a big I, and another man finds the biggest satisfaction in actresses.