Definition of performer in English:



  • A person who entertains an audience.

    ‘a circus performer’
    • ‘The excellence of the artists and performers was enhanced by the great food and wine.’
    • ‘Because of the young age of some of the performers, two casts will be taking part.’
    • ‘For the next month the centre will play host to dozens of entertainers and performers.’
    • ‘Arrangements are also underway for street performers to entertain the crowds.’
    • ‘She is the only girl in the acrobatic troupe, and at 17 the youngest of the performers.’
    actor, actress, thespian, artiste, artist, entertainer, trouper
    star, superstar
    troupe, company, cast
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