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Definition of "tragédienne" []

  • A woman who performs tragic roles in the theater. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tragédienne" in a sentence
  • "Nobody wanted their little princesses to live the life of the great French tragedienne, with her denial of moral constraint, her ridiculous traveling menagerie and her monumental myth-making."
  • "Tiffany presents Paris Vignettes posted at tragedienne, saying, In the summer of 1999 when I was 20 years old, I went on a study abroad trip to Paris with my cousin Danielle, sponsored by her school, Tulane University."
  • "Olga Averbuch — strong-headed Jewess, suffering tragedienne — contains multitudes and stories."
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