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As an actress people always tease me like: if there's anything you can do to make yourself unattractive you will do it.
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Meaning of "actress" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACTRESS

actress  [ˈæktrɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACTRESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Actress is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ACTRESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

actress

Actor

An actor is a person portraying a character in a dramatic or comic production; she or he performs in: film, television, theatre, or radio. Actor, ὑποκριτής , literally means "one who interprets"; an actor, then, is one who interprets a dramatic character.

Definition of actress in the English dictionary

The definition of actress in the dictionary is a woman who acts in a play, film, broadcast, etc. Other definition of actress is a woman who puts on a false manner in order to deceive others.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACTRESS


benefactress
ˈbenɪfæktrɪs
buttress
ˈbʌtrɪs
cicatrice
ˈsɪkətrɪs
cockatrice
ˈkɒkətrɪs
conductress
kənˈdʌktrɪs
electress
ɪˈlɛktrɪs
fortress
ˈfɔːtrɪs
huntress
ˈhʌntrɪs
instructress
ɪnˈstrʌktrɪs
malefactress
ˈmælɪˌfæktrɪs
mattress
ˈmætrɪs
mistress
ˈmɪstrɪs
proprietress
prəˈpraɪətrɪs
protectress
prəˈtɛktrɪs
seamstress
ˈsɛmstrɪs
songstress
ˈsɒŋstrɪs
temptress
ˈtɛmptrɪs
Ventris
ˈvɛntrɪs
victress
ˈvɪktrɪs
waitress
ˈweɪtrɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACTRESS

activity holiday
activity method
activize
actomyosin
acton
actor
actorish
actorly
Actors´ Equity Association
ACTRA
actressy
Acts
Acts of the Apostles
ACTT
ACTU
actual
actual bodily harm
actual sin
actual total loss
actualisation

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACTRESS

address
air mattress
antistress
cocktail waitress
de-stress
distress
enchantress
flying fortress
headmistress
in distress
inner spring mattress
movie actress
overstress
prestress
seductress
shear stress
stress
supporting actress
tensile stress
tress
yield stress

Synonyms and antonyms of actress in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «actress» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACTRESS

Find out the translation of actress to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of actress from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «actress» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

女演员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

actriz
570 millions of speakers

English

actress
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अभिनेत्री
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مـُمَثِّلَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

актриса
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

atriz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভিনেত্রী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

actrice
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelakon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schauspielerin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女優
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여자 배우
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aktris
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nữ diễn viên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நடிகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अभिनेत्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aktris
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

attrice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

aktorka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

актриса
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

actriță
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ηθοποιός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aktrise
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skådespelerska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skuespillerinne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of actress

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACTRESS»

The term «actress» is very widely used and occupies the 5.238 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACTRESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about actress

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10 QUOTES WITH «ACTRESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word actress.
1
Amy Adams
As an actress people always tease me like: if there's anything you can do to make yourself unattractive you will do it.
2
Minna Antrim
The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
3
Asia Argento
I tend to be a lazy actress, unless I'm pushed.
4
Jane Badler
I'm a chanteuse and a diva, and I'm an actress who likes a script.
5
Li Bingbing
I started out as a music teacher; I never planned on becoming an actress.
6
Claire Bloom
I don't enjoy the life of an actress, but I don't want to go into that.
7
Laura Bell Bundy
I had a band with a girl in New York, and we would go around and do gigs. And then I happened to start getting work as an actress.
8
Ellen Burstyn
Well my taste wasn't very good when I first started out. But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting, I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.
9
Amanda Bynes
I don't like being compared to anyone or being in a class with someone. I'm a teen actress and therefore I'm competing against Hilary Duff. We're different people like everyone else.
10
Tisha Campbell-Martin
I became an actress and studied human emotions so that I could give the gift of feelings to my son. This is what my whole journey has been about.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACTRESS»

Discover the use of actress in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to actress and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Actress: Hollywood Acting and the Female Star
This book investigates the contemporary film actress both as an artist and as an ideological construct. Divided into two sections, The Actress first examines the major issues in studying film acting, stardom, and the Hollywood actress.
Karen Hollinger, 2013
2
Annabel the Actress Starring in Gorilla My Dreams
Though a little disppointed that her first acting part is to be a gorilla at a birthday party, Annabel determines to really get into the role.
Ellen Conford, 2000
3
Lucille Ball: Actress & Comedienne
This title examines the remarkable life of Lucille Ball.
DeAnn Herringshaw, 2011
4
The Cambridge Companion to the Actress
The collection also contains essays on forms, genres and traditions - on cross dressing, solo performance, racial constraints, and recent Shakespeare - as well as on the actress in early photography and on film.
Maggie B. Gale, John Stokes, 2007
5
The Ear of the Heart: An Actress' Journey from Hollywood to ...
Recounts the life of the actress turned nun who entered a contemplative monastery after ten highly successful feature films.
Mother Delores Hart Osb, Dolores Hart, Richard DeNeut, 2013
6
The French Actress and Her English Audience
A detailed 2005 study of how French actresses were received by English audiences.
John Stokes, 2005
7
Best actress
Five nominees for Best Actress at the Academy Awards include one ready to kill the winner if she herself does not win, in a satiric comic thriller featuring an aging diva whose notorious addictions may finally wreck her career.
John Kane, 1998
8
Ibsen and the actress
An in-depth analysis of the relationship between the premier Norwegian dramatist & the female roles of his creation, a creation by means of which he aimed to expose the shams & fettering the women of his day - & of ours.
Elizabeth Robins, 1928
9
Exit the Actress: A Novel
Telling the story through a collection of vibrant seventeenth-century voices ranging from Ellen’s diary to playbills, letters, gossip columns, and home remedies, Priya Parmar brings to life the story of an endearing and delightful heroine ...
Priya Parmar, 2011
10
Annabel the Actress, Starring in Camping it Up
In the fourth book of her adventures, Annabel auditions for the camp play and cinches the lead role. But Annabel soon learns that the show must go on even when things don't go exactly as rehearsed. Illustrations.
Ellen Conford, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACTRESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term actress is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Diana Douglas, Actress and First Wife of Kirk Douglas, Dies at 92
Diana Douglas, an actress for six decades and a model who was Kirk Douglas's first wife and Michael Douglas's mother, has died in Los ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Actress Jane Fonda attends Toronto climate change rally
Actress Jane Fonda joined thousands of protesters at Queen's Park to call on government to do more to fight climate change. “I think that the ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
3
Body of missing Calgary actress found, husband charged with murder
According to police, the body of the actress was located at the couple's home, located in the 1900 block of Spiller Road Southeast, on Friday ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
4
Actress Pallavi Joshi does not want to be part of FTII society
New Delhi: TV actress Pallavi Joshi is the recent celebrity to come in limelight post the FTII row over the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as ... «Zee News, Jul 15»
5
Sonam Kapoor: What makes the actress bold and beautiful
While Kareena Kapoor had introduced the concept of 'size zero' in Bollywood, Sonam Kapoor is not lagging far behind. Sonam will introduce a specialised diet ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Actress Debra Messing: “Heaven On Earth”
According to her social media profiles, actress Debra Messing is presently enjoying a vacation in Bermuda; and is treating her social media ... «Bernews, Jul 15»
7
Chidera Adiele: Pregnant Nollywood actress poses nude
The actress, whose major prominence to acting came through her role in The Blur , released two pictures of her standing completely naked ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
8
Another actress from north to make Kannada debut
The budding actress says her passion for theatre and willingness to move away from the comfort zone of her home has helped her in achieving ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
9
Deborra-Lee Furness restricted Hugh Jackman from starring …
And while actress Deborra-Lee Furness knows it's just a part of the business watching her hunky hubby Hugh Jackman kiss other women on ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
10
Aisha Hinds Film/Television Actress
Hinds on the red carpet at the CBS, the CW and Showtime Television Critics Association Party in Los Angeles, July 2013. Making the cover of ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Actress [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/actress>. Jan 2021 ».
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