character actor

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "character actor":
singular character actor plural character actors theatre
an actor who plays unusual, strange, or interesting characters instead of being one of the main characters

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • character actor — character actors N COUNT A character actor is an actor who specializes in playing unusual or eccentric people …   English dictionary

  • character actor — n. an actor who specializes in supporting roles with certain pronounced or eccentric characteristics * * * …   Universalium

  • character actor — character .actor n an actor who typically plays unusual characters, rather than the most important characters …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • character actor — character ,actor noun count an actor who plays unusual, strange, or interesting characters instead of being one of the main characters …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • character actor — n. an actor who specializes in supporting roles with certain pronounced or eccentric characteristics …   English World dictionary

  • Character actor — A character actor is one who predominantly plays unusual or eccentric characters. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a character actor as an actor who specializes in character parts , defining character part in turn as an acting role… …   Wikipedia

  • character actor — noun an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles • Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player * * * noun, pl ⋯ tors [count] : an actor who is known for playing many different and unusual characters * * * ˈcharacter… …   Useful english dictionary

  • character actor — actor who works portraying serious roles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • character actor — noun A supporting actor who specializes in playing more eccentric or unusual roles …   Wiktionary

  • character actor — noun an actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual people rather than leading roles …   English new terms dictionary

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