Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: actress
IPA transcription: ['æktɹəs]
Pronunciations of actress
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: actress
    Meaning: a female actor
Usage examples
  • He had married an actress!
  • My mother was an actress and a good woman.
  • You're an actress, but the Big Dramatist writes your business for you.
  • The actress who played Marguerite was even then old-fashioned, though historic.
  • "I know you despise the profession of an actress," the girl went on with heightened colour.
  • She was a leading actress of the Comedie Francaise, and she married an Englishman lately. You must know her--"
  • I was a precocious actress in her eyes; she sincerely looked on me as a compound of virulent passions, mean spirit, and dangerous duplicity.
  • Toward the end of April, the billboards, which I watched anxiously in those days, bloomed out one morning with gleaming white posters on which two names were impressively printed in blue Gothic letters: the name of an actress of whom I had often heard, and the name "Camille."
  • I tramped through the puddles and under the showery trees, mourning for Marguerite Gauthier as if she had died only yesterday, sighing with the spirit of 1840, which had sighed so much, and which had reached me only that night, across long years and several languages, through the person of an infirm old actress.
  • The conversation was revived for a moment by her recalling that she had seen Sarah Bernhard in a play she called "Leg-long," and another which she pronounced "Fade"; but even this did not carry them far, as she had forgotten what both plays were about and had found the actress a good deal older than she expected.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Edward VII, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Caetano Veloso, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Avril Lavigne, License CC BY-SA 4.0