comedienne

Definitions of comedienne
  1. noun
    a female comedian
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    Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen
    United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
    Lucille Ball
    United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
    Imogene Coca
    United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001)
    Sophie Tucker
    United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)
    Mae West
    United States film actress (1892-1980)
    type of:
    comedian, comic
    a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
  2. noun
    a female actor in a comedy
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    Eleanor Gwynne
    English comedienne and mistress of Charles II (1650-1687)
    type of:
    comedian
    an actor in a comedy
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