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Thespian (an actor or actress) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun thespian

What does thespian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • thespian: thespians
  • Thespian: Thespians

  1. a theatrical performer

Alternative definition of the noun thespian

noun

  1. an actor or player

Definition of the adjective thespian

What does thespian mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of or relating to drama

Music

"Thespian" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Thespian

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Google previewThe Thespian Dictionary, Or, Dramatic Biography of the Present Age; Containing Sketches of the Lives, Lists of the Productions ... of All the Principal Dramatists, Composers, Commentators, Managers, Actors, and Actresses of the United Kingdom ... Forming a Complete Modern History of the English Stage (1805)

ADVERTISEMENT, THE 'cery flattering success of the first edition of TH; THESPIAN DICTIONARY has induced the Editor to rerise the work with peculiar attention, and, availing himself of those emendations which have been kindly pointed out ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of National Biography (1899)

by Sir Leslie Stephen

Genest's Account of the English Stage ; Baker, Reed and Jones's Biographia Dramatica; Thespian Magazine and Literary Repositor; Thespian Dictionary; Gilliland's Dramatic Mirror ; Clark Russell's Representative Actors; New Monthly ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Broadway,business, coulisse,dialogue, director, duologue, entr'acte,interval, libretto, overture,pass door,playgoer,producer, ring down, thespian, wardrobe, white out backlight,backstage,beginners, boxoffice,break aleg,chaperone,curtain up ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

Thespian (thespian), adj. pertaining to Thespis, the founder of Greek drama: hence dramatic. [Greek.] theta (theta), n. the Greek th (6). theurglc (the-er'jik), adj. pertaining to theurgy or alleged magic. thews (thug), n.pl. muscles; strength. they ...

Google previewLEGO® Minifigures Character Encyclopedia LEGO® Movie edition (2014)

by DK

Thespian A master actor who can bring any role to.

Google previewSammy Cahn's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Sammy Cahn

subman headman carman thespian leadman Batman Herman Chinaman bandman woodsman airman Orangeman fireman swordsman beadsman rifleman brakeman spokesman bedpan signalman freeman helmsman bondsman alderman ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Thes'pls, Thespian. Dramatic.

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Scrabble value of T1H4E1S1P3I1A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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