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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A performance of a play, movie, or concert in the afternoon.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is sometimes less expensive to go to a matinee instead of an evening performance of a play.
  • Another attraction of the matinee was the singing of Madame Viardot-Garcia,
  • It IS worth seeing in the theater, even if, as I say, a matinee is the best level of payment for it rather than full admission.
  • However, this sort of looks more afternoon kind of matinee idol to me in that picture. for more
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