Definitions for: Thespian


[n]
[adj] of or relating to drama; "the movie director had thespian cooperation"



Webster (1913) Definition: Thes"pi*an, a. [From L. Thespis, Gr. ?, the founder
of the Greek drama.]
Of or pertaining to Thespis; hence, relating to the drama;
dramatic; as, the Thespian art. -- n. An actor.

Synonyms: actor, histrion, player, role player

See Also: actress, Al Jolson, Alec Guinness, Allen, Allen Stewart Konigsberg, Anthony Hopkins, Arthur John Gielgud, Asa Yoelson, Astaire, barnstormer, Barrymore, Bing Crosby, Bogart, Booth, Burbage, Burton, Cagney, Cary Grant, character actor, Chevalier, Clark Gable, comedian, Cooper, Coward, Crosby, David Garrick, De Niro, Dean, Depardieu, Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Douglas Fairbanks, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Drew, Dustin Hoffman, extra, Fairbanks, Fonda, Frank Cooper, Fred Astaire, Gable, Garrick, Gary Cooper, Gerard Depardieu, Gibson, Gielgud, Grant, Granville-Barker, Guinness, ham, ham actor, Hanks, Harley Granville-Barker, Harrison, Harry Lillis Crosby, heavy, Heming, Hemminge, Henry Fonda, Herbert Blythe, Hoffman, Hopkins, Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Humphrey DeForest Bogart, ingenue, James Byron Dean, James Cagney, James Dean, Jimmy Cagney, John Barrymore, John Drew, John Heming, John Hemminge, John Wilkes Booth, Jolson, Julius Ullman, lead, leading man, Leslie Howard, Leslie Howard Stainer, Lionel Barrymore, Maurice Barrymore, Maurice Chevalier, Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson, Mel Gibson, mime, mimer, mummer, Noel Coward, pantomimer, pantomimist, performer, performing artist, plant, playactor, principal, Reginald Carey Harrison, Rex Harrison, Richard Burbage, Richard Burton, Robert De Niro, scene-stealer, Sir Alec Guinness, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Sir Anthony Philip Hopkins, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Noel Pierce Coward, Sir Rex Harrison, spear carrier, standby, star, supernumerary, Thomas J. Hanks, Tom Hanks, tragedian, trouper, understudy, upstager, walk-on, William Clark Gable, Woody Allen

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