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co·me·di·an

comedian

 
pronunciation:
k mi di n
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who entertains by telling jokes and acting in a way that makes people laugh.
synonyms:
comic
similar words:
clown, fool, jester
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The word comedian contains the following part:
-an, -ian, -ean Latin adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means in adjectives: from (a place) or pertaining to or following (a figure or school of thought); in nouns: person or thing from (a place) or associated with (an activity or school of thought).
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The suffix group -an , -ian , -ean attaches to common nouns and proper nouns to form adjectives or nouns.