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co·me·di·enne

 (kə-mē′dē-ĕn′)
n.
A woman professional entertainer who tells jokes or performs various other comic acts.

[French comédienne, feminine of comédien, comedian; see comedian.]

comedienne

(kəˌmiːdɪˈɛn)
n
(Theatre) a female comedian. Gender-neutral form: comic

co•me•di•enne

(kəˌmi diˈɛn, -ˌmeɪ-)

n.
a female comic entertainer or actress.
[1855–60; < French comédienne]
usage: See -enne.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comedienne - a female actor in a comedycomedienne - a female actor in a comedy    
comedian - an actor in a comedy
2.comedienne - a female comedian
comedian, comic - a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
Translations

comedienne

[kəˌmiːdɪˈen] Nhumorista f, cómica f

comedienne

[kəˌmiːdiˈɛn] ncomique f

comedienne

nKomikerin f; (= actress)Komödiendarstellerin f

comedienne

[kəˌmiːdɪˈɛn] nattrice f comica
References in classic literature ?
But if in this she was a comedienne then it was but a great achievement of her ineradicable honesty.
She was a large woman, with flaxen hair, and a boldly painted face, a metallic voice, and the breezy manner of a comedienne accustomed to be on friendly terms with the gallery boys of provincial music-halls.
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In a welcome repeat of this cracking idea for a show, the cynical comedienne spends a week at Edinburgh's Ghost Fest, which is particularly tough for her as she doesn't believe in the paranormal.
Far less attention is paid to her creative life - how she developed her talent and comic sensibility to become TV's first superstar comedienne - than to her never-ending rows with Desi.
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Je garderai d'elle le souvenir d'une talentueuse comedienne, d'une femme modeste, altruiste et, surtout, debonnaire.
One of my favourite lines of the day was from Australian comedienne and writer Sue-Ann Post who likened religion to "going without the lobster in favour of the invisible dessert".
A BRITISH Academy award winner will join a comedienne and a top Olympian in receiving a Liverpool John Moores Honorary Fellowship this year.
The catchphrase of the late, great, yet diminutive comedienne Hylda Baker.
La comedienne, auteure et metteur en scene Nesrine Belhadj a presente, mardi dernier a Alger, lors d'une conference de presse, les grandes lignes de sa nouvelle creation nommee Tayoucha (la marginale), qui sera jouee aujourd'hui a 18h a la salle El Mougar.