comedienne

Definitions of comedienne
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n 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

n 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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