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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small roof built out over an entrance to a theater, store or hotel.

Usage examples (35)
  • The marquee at the theater showed that the film we have been waiting to see is playing there.
  • I know as a marquee player how much that pressure can affect your game. ""
  • Certain marquee guys affect the play and effort of the rest of their defense.
  • On the main marquee of these Games, they have been overshadowed by other individuals. for more
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  • The "marquis" (a nobleman) stepped silently through the "maquis" (a dense growth of shrubs in the Mediterranean area) and into the "marquee" (a large tent, often with open sides).
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