Actress Definition

ăktrĭs
actresses
noun
A woman or girl who acts in plays, movies, etc.
Webster's New World

(now rare) A female doer or "actor" (in a general sense). [from 16th c.]

Wiktionary

A female actor on the stage or in films. [from 17th c.]

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Actress

Noun

Singular:
actress
Plural:
actresses

Origin of Actress

  • From actor +‎ -ess.

    From Wiktionary

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