HyperDic: performer

English > 1 sense of the word performer:
NOUNperson performer, performing artistan entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
performer > pronunciation
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English > performer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience.
Synonymperforming artist
NarrowerSavoyardA person who performs in the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan
actor, histrion, player, thespian, role playerA theatrical performer
artisteA public performer (a dancer or singer)
baton twirler, twirlersomeone who twirls a baton
comedian, comicA professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
cowboy, rodeo riderA performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
dancer, professional dancer, terpsichoreanA performer who dances professionally
executantA performer (usually of musical works)
fire-eater, fire-swallowerA performer who pretends to swallow fire
fire walkersomeone who walks barefoot on burning coals
geekA carnival performer who does disgusting acts
headliner, starA performer who receives prominent billing
jugglerA performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity
magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionistsomeone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
minstrelA performer in a minstrel show
monologistAn entertainer who performs alone
musician, instrumentalist, playersomeone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
puppeteerOne who operates puppets or marionettes
sightreaderA performer who reads without preparation or prior acquaintance (as in music)
snake charmerA performer who uses movements and music to control snakes
straight man, second bananaA performer who acts as stooge to a comedian
stripper, striptease artist, striptease, stripteaser, exotic dancer, ecdysiast, peelerA performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
strongmanA man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus
vaudevillianA performer who works in vaudeville
ventriloquistA performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummy
BroaderentertainerA person who tries to please or amuse
Spanishartista, ejecutante, intérprete
Verbsperformgive a performance (of something)

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