Definition of Tragedian

1. Noun. A writer (especially a playwright) who writes tragedies.

Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



2. Noun. An actor who specializes in tragic roles.
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

Definition of Tragedian

1. n. A writer of tragedy.

Definition of Tragedian

1. Noun. An actor who specializes in tragic roles. ¹

2. Noun. A playwright who writes tragedies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tragedian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tragedian

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trafficked
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traffickers
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trafficless
traffics
trafficwise
tragacanth
tragacantha
tragacanths
tragal
tragedian (current term)
tragedians
tragedie
tragedienne
tragediennes
tragedies
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tragedizing
tragedy
tragedy of the commons
tragematopolist
tragematopolists

Literary usage of Tragedian

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1. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"The stock rose to sixty-five dollars a foot, and at this figure the world-renowned tragedian, McKean Buchanan, bought a commanding interest and prepared to ..."

2. "Polly Peachum": Being the Story of Lavinia Fenton (duchess of Bolton) and by Charles E. Pearce (1913)
"Another tragedian with similar cravings was Digges, who in the parts with which he was ... According to Parke, this is how the tragedian rendered the ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"Once when the great tragedian was starring at Boston, at the Howard ... scornfully echoed the tragedian. " I'll tell you what it is, sir. ..."

4. The Theatre: An Essay Upon the Non-accordancy of Stage-plays with the by Josiah Woodward Leeds (1884)
"Remorse of a dying tragedian. A writer upon the theatre has tersely said: " The good self of the actor's personality must for the time being be lost in the ..."

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