Thespis

[ thes-pis ]
/ ˈθɛs pɪs /
|

noun

flourished 6th century b.c., Greek poet.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for thespis

British Dictionary definitions for thespis

Thespis

/ (ˈθɛspɪs) /

noun

6th century bc, Greek poet, regarded as the founder of tragic drama
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012