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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a great love of the theater; Seized by a passionate desire to become an actor.

Usage examples (18)
  • From an early age, Arthur knew performers and became stagestruck.
  • “Because the whole thing was so puzzling at first, we wondered if Katie was a little stagestruck, fibbing about seeing the, uh, flower man.”
  • At age five, she was pushed into show business by her stagestruck parents, Arthur and Katie (Silverman) Rutstein, and a year later, she was cast in a Broadway play.
  • They went to the playing fields not as men go to the tennis-club but as stagestruck girls go to an Audition; tense and anxious, racked with dazzling hopes and sickening... for more
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