English translation: person who tells jokes on a stage
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18:45 Oct 22, 2006
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:stand up comedians
Slapstick comedies, situational comedies, funny movies, stand up comedians, joke books, look around you or simply look at yourself, objectively.
What is the meaning of stand up comedians and in which sense the author has used objectively here?
Should be "stand-up" and if you want to ask about "objectively" it should be a separate question. Here it means "not subjectively, without bias". The idea is that if you look at yourself without bias you will see that you are a joke.
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Explanation: A stand-up comedian appears on stage before a live audience, without props or other comics or straightmen and tries to make the audience laugh.
Seinfeld started as a stand-up comedian and adapted his material into sit-com format.
Jonathan Spector Israel Local time: 06:03 Works in field Native speaker of: English