Meaning of Thespian

Thes•pi•an

Pronunciation: (thes'pē-un), [key]
— adj.
  1. (often l.c.) pertaining to tragedy or to the dramatic art in general.
  2. of or characteristic of Thespis.
  3. of or pertaining to Thespiae.
—n.
  1. (sometimes l.c.) a tragedian; an actor or actress.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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