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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having characteristics of the performed drama especially an artificial and mannered quality.

Usage examples (35)
  • Thou wert right as usual, it was theatrical how do you call stagey, is it not?
  • His acting is very realistic, not at all stagey, which isn't common in this era.
  • Critics say the film is dated, "stagey," and implausible.
  • What is impressively large scale and grand in the house becomes flat and "stagey" in two dimensions. for more
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