Definitions for actressˈæk trɪs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word actress
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a woman who acts in stage plays, motion pictures, etc., esp. professionally.
Category: Showbiz, Usage Note
* Usage: See -ess.
Origin of actress:
a female actor
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a woman who performs in plays, films, etc.
a well-known actress
A female doer or "actor" (in a general sense).
A female actor on the stage or in films.
a female actor or doer
a female stageplayer; a woman who acts a part
Actress is a musical group. This topic does not represent the profession of female actors - please use "actor" for that.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'actress' in Nouns Frequency: #2541
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