tragedienne

[ truh-jee-dee-en ]
/ trəˌdʒi diˈɛn /
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noun

an actress especially noted for performing tragic roles.

Nearby words

  1. trafficker,
  2. trafficky,
  3. trafford,
  4. tragacanth,
  5. tragedian,
  6. tragedize,
  7. tragedy,
  8. tragic,
  9. tragic flaw,
  10. tragic hero

Origin of tragedienne

1850–55; < French, feminine of tragédien tragedian

Usage note

See -enne.

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