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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A performance or play adj. - Suited to or characteristic of the stage; Of or relating to the stage.

Usage examples (39)
  • A theatrical pose
  • A website has launched for what it describes as the theatrical animated adaptation of Tow Ubukata's Mardock Scramble science fiction novel series.
  • No sooner did Mr. Clay resume his seat than Mr. Cuthbert sprang to his feet, and in an insolent tone alluded to what he called the theatrical manner of the speaker.
  • You Alice will be released after 12 weeks in theatrical run. for more
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