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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
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