[ ak-ter ]
/ ˈæk tər /
a person who acts in stage plays, motion pictures, television broadcasts, etc.
a person who does something; participant.
Words nearby actor
OTHER WORDS FROM actornon·ac·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non-actor
/ (ˈæktə) /
a person who acts in a play, film, broadcast, etc
informal a person who puts on a false manner in order to deceive others (often in the phrase bad actor)
usage for actor
The term actor is almost universally used nowadays to refer to people of either gender who act
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