A woman professional entertainer who tells jokes or performs various other comic acts.(noun)
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Use "comédienne" in a sentence
"But if [the Human Rights Campaign] thinks that having a rally at Freedom Plaza with a comedienne is the right approach, I have to wonder."
"Well known as a comedienne in New Zealand and Canada, where she has lived since the 1990s, is Deborah Filler, daughter of Holocaust survivors."
"The comedienne is a Saturday Night Live alum and also appeared on the cult TV hit Arrested Development."