Definitions for thespianˈθɛs pi ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Thes•pi•anˈθɛs pi ən(adj.)

  1. (often l.c.) pertaining to tragedy or to the dramatic art in general.

    Category: Literature, Showbiz

  2. of or characteristic of Thespis.

    Category: Literature

  3. (n.)(usu. l.c.) an actor or actress.

    Category: Showbiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player(adj)

    a theatrical performer

  2. thespian(adj)

    of or relating to drama

    "the movie director had thespian cooperation"


  1. thespian(Noun)

    an actor or player

  2. thespian(Adjective)

    of, or relating to drama and acting; dramatic, theatrical

  3. Thespian(Noun)

    A person from the ancient Greek city of Thespiae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thespian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Thespis; hence, relating to the drama; dramatic; as, the Thespian art

  2. Thespian(noun)

    an actor


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