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n. - An actor who specializes in roles for a drama in verse or prose and of serious and dignified character; A writer (especially a playwright) who writes a drama in verse or prose and of serious and dignified character.

Usage examples (35)
  • A tragedian is a hard character only on the stage, but the comedian is the comedian always.
  • Our tragedian was a rough joker off the stage; our prime clown the most peevish mortal living.
  • Incidentally makes fun of the tragedian Euripides.
  • Billy, freckled and sharp-eyed, was a born tragedian. for more
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