thespian adj : of or relating to drama; "the movie director had thespian cooperation" n : a theatrical performer [syn: actor, histrion, player, role player]
Thespian may refer to:
- A citizen of the ancient Greek city of Thespiae
- An actor; this usage is derived from Thespis of Icaria, the legendary first actor.
- A member of the International Thespian Society, an honor society that promotes excellence in high school theatre.
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