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comedian

noun
     
Related topics: Performing, Occupations
co‧me‧di‧an [countable]
1BOAP someone whose job is to tell jokes and make people laugh:
He started as a stand-up comedian (=someone who tells jokes to an audience).
2AP someone who is amusing:
You'll like Matt. He's a real comedian.

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