Examples from the Web for tragedian
Nobody else can touch her as a satirist, tragedian, and dissector of human behavior.Maggie O’Farrell’s Book Bag: 5 Favorite Irish Writers|Maggie O’Farrell|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tragedian agreed to give the instruction, and cast him for the post of Catesby, Cooke of course playing Richard.Curiosities of Impecuniosity|H. G. Somerville
She had her own ideas—she eloped with the second tragedian from the theatre over there.The Readjustment|Will Irwin
We saw Talma, who was considered to be the first tragedian of the age in the character of Tancrède.
Eretria was the birthplace of the tragedian Achaeus and of the “Megarian” philosopher Menedemus.
Such was the harangue which Gaudissart prepared as he went along, as a tragedian makes ready for his entrance on the scene.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for tragedian
feminine tragedienne (trəˌdʒiːdɪˈɛn)
Word Origin and History for tragedian
"writer of tragedies," late 14c., from Old French tragediane (Modern French tragédien), from tragedie (see tragedy). Another word for this was tragician (mid-15c.).