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 Meanings and Examples of ACTRESS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a female actor
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  She had bought a four-roomed cottage and shared it with an actress.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 4
2  Since the row with the actress who had shared her bed and her purse the need of drink had grown on her.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 12
3  Her great indignation, which even then is like the indignation of an actress playing a role, is against the wife of Mellors, whom she persists in calling Bertha Courts.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
4  This, however, afforded no clue until she broke into the hut, and found one of your books, an autobiography of the actress Judith, with your name, Constance Stewart Reid, on the front page.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
5  Simplicity, indeed, is beyond the reach of almost every actress by profession.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
6  But, you know, I have been trained as an actress myself.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
7  You are the best actress we've got, and there'll be an end of everything if you quit the boards, said Jo.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER ONE
8  I heard one of the young men tell another that he knew I'd been an actress, in fact, he thought he remembered seeing me at one of the minor theaters.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
9  I was a precocious actress in her eyes; she sincerely looked on me as a compound of virulent passions, mean spirit, and dangerous duplicity.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
10  Your tears are misplaced; that is a shocking actress; the actor who plays with her is yet worse; and the play is still worse than the actors.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXII
11  Candide was very pleased with an actress who played Queen Elizabeth in a somewhat insipid tragedy sometimes acted.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXII
12  It was, however, necessary to affect weakness and pain--not a very difficult task for so finished an actress as Milady.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 58 ESCAPE
13  The actress who played Marguerite was even then old-fashioned, though historic.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
14  I suppose no woman could have been further in person, voice, and temperament from Dumas' appealing heroine than the veteran actress who first acquainted me with her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
15  "With an actress," said Dorian Gray, blushing.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Although she made intermittent movie appearances, she was essentially a stage actress.
2  The actress refused to appear naked in the bedroom scenes.
3  The camera panned in for a better view of the actress' facial expression.
4  As actress Jane is not in the same class as Susan.
5  The book is a collection of his reminiscences about the actress.
6  The actress is asking the court to protect her from an obsessive fan who is making her life a misery.
7  She was widely reckoned the best actress of her generation.
8  This actress has been divorced from her husband.
9  The photos, which include some mildly titillating semi-nude shots of the actress, will be on display for a week.
10  The actress hit back at claims that she had threatened a member of staff.
11  The actress now dedicates herself to children's charity work.
12  Once a famous actress, she is now in eclipse.
13  Her performance in that play really put her on the map as a comedy actress.
14  As an actress she longed to play one of the meatier roles, like Lady Macbeth.
15  A new actress will take centre stage in next month's production of "The Doll's House".