Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman professional entertainer who tells jokes or performs various other comic acts.

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  • noun A female comedian.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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Borrowing from French comédienne

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