One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A professional comedian or entertainer, especially one whose function is to encourage an audience, guests at a resort, etc. to participate in the entertainments or activities.comic, funny man, funny woman, comedienne, comedy actor, comedy actress, humorist, gagster, stand-upView synonyms
1960s: Yiddish, from German tummeln ‘to stir’.
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