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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of, relating to, or suitable for dramatic performance or the theater.
  • adj. Marked by exaggerated self-display and unnatural behavior; affectedly dramatic.
  • n. Stage performances or a stage performance, especially by amateurs. Often used in the plural.
  • n. Affectedly dramatic gestures or behavior; histrionics.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Of or relating to the theatre.
  • adj. Fake and exaggerated.
  • n. A stage performance, especially one by amateurs.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of or pertaining to a theater or scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers: as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures.
  • Calculated for display; extravagant; showy; pretentious: as, a theatrical flourish.
  • Artificial; affected; assumed.
  • n. plural All that pertains to a dramatic performance; also, a dramatic performance itself: applied usually to amateur performances; as, to engage in private theatricals (a dramatic performance in a private house).
  • n. A professional actor.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. of or relating to the theater
  • adj. suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater
  • n. a performance of a play
  • Equivalent
    stagey    showy    melodramatic    stagy    histrionic   
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