comedienne

See also: comédienne

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French comédienne.

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NounEdit

comedienne (plural comediennes)

  1. (dated) A female comedian.

Usage notesEdit

Some consider this word to be an outdated gendered term, preferring to use comedian or comic for women instead.[1][2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Guardian and Observer style guide: A”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], Guardian Media Group, accessed 21 February 2015
  2. ^ Fogarty, Mignon (12 November 2014) , “You should basically stop using gendered nouns”, in The Washington Post[2], Nash Holdings LLC, retrieved 21 February 2015

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