tragedian

  • 1 tragedian — TRAGEDIÁN, Ă, tragedieni, e, s.m. şi f. Actor specializat în roluri de tragedie. [pr.: di an] – Din fr. tragédien. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  tragedián s. m. (sil. di an), pl. tragediéni (sil. di eni) Trimis de siveco,… …

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  • 2 Tragedian — Tra*ge di*an, n. [Cf. F. trag[ e]dien.] [1913 Webster] 1. A writer of tragedy. [1913 Webster] Thence what the lofty, grave, tragedians taught. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. An actor or player in tragedy. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 tragedian — (n.) writer of tragedies, late 14c., from O.Fr. tragediane (Mod.Fr. tragédien), from tragedie (see TRAGEDY (Cf. tragedy)). Another word for this was tragician (mid 15c.) …

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  • 4 tragedian — ► NOUN 1) (fem. tragedienne) a tragic actor or actress. 2) a writer of tragedies …

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  • 5 tragedian — [trə jē′dē ən] n. [ME tragedien < MFr] 1. a writer of tragedies 2. an actor of tragedy …

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  • 6 tragedian — UK [trəˈdʒiːdɪən] / US [trəˈdʒɪdɪən] noun [countable] Word forms tragedian : singular tragedian plural tragedians theatre an actor who performs in a tragedy, or someone who writes a tragedy …

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  • 7 tragedian — a, tragedian, o n. tragédienne …

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  • 8 tragedian — noun Etymology: Middle English tragedien, from Middle French, from tragedie Date: 14th century 1. a writer of tragedies 2. an actor specializing in tragic roles …

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  • 9 tragedian — /treuh jee dee euhn/, n. 1. an actor especially noted for performing tragic roles. 2. a writer of tragedy. [1325 75; TRAGEDY + AN; r. ME tragedien < MF] * * * …

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  • 10 tragedian — noun a) An actor who specializes in tragic roles. b) A playwright who writes tragedies. See Also: tragedienne …

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  • 11 tragedian — Synonyms and related words: choreographer, comedian, dramatist, dramatizer, dramaturge, farcer, farceur, farceuse, farcist, gagman, joke writer, jokesmith, librettist, melodramatist, mimographer, monodramatist, play doctor, play fixer, playwright …

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  • 12 tragedián — s. m. (sil. di an), pl. tragediéni (sil. di eni) …

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  • 13 tragedian — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. dramatist, performer, tragedienne, Thespian; see actor 1 , actress …

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  • 14 tragedian — tra|ge|di|an [trəˈdʒi:diən] n formal an actor or writer of tragedy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 tragedian — tra|ge|di|an [ trə dʒidiən ] noun count an actor or writer working in tragedy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 tragedian — tra·ge·di·an || trÉ™ dʒɪːdɪən n. writer of tragedies; actor in tragedies …

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  • 17 tragedian — [trə dʒi:dɪən] noun 1》 (fem. tragedienne trəˌdʒi:dɪ ɛn) a tragic actor or actress. 2》 a writer of tragedies …

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  • 18 tragedian — n. Actor (of tragedy), tragic actor …

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  • 19 tragedian — noun (C) formal an actor or writer of tragedy …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 tragedian — tra·ge·di·an …

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