stagestruck
adjective Date: 1813 fascinated by the stage; especially having an ardent desire to become an actor

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  • stagestruck — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : fascinated by the stage; especially : seized by a passionate desire to become an actor the youthful who are stagestruck John Mason Brown * * * /stayj struk /, adj. 1. obsessed with the desire to become an actor or actress.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stagestruck — {adj.} Desirous of becoming an actor or actress; enamored of the acting profession. * /Milly is so stagestruck that she waits for actresses at the stage door after each performance to get their signatures./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stagestruck — {adj.} Desirous of becoming an actor or actress; enamored of the acting profession. * /Milly is so stagestruck that she waits for actresses at the stage door after each performance to get their signatures./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stagestruck — stage|struck [ steıdʒ,strʌk ] adjective someone who is stagestruck loves performing and wants to become an actor or singer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stagestruck — adj Desirous of becoming an actor or actress; enamored of the acting profession. Milly is so stagestruck that she waits for actresses at the stage door after each performance to get their signatures …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stagestruck — UK [ˈsteɪdʒˌstrʌk] / US adjective someone who is stagestruck loves performing and wants to become an actor or singer …   English dictionary

  • stagestruck — /stayj struk /, adj. 1. obsessed with the desire to become an actor or actress. 2. enthralled by the theater and the people, customs, traditions, etc., associated with it. Also, stage struck. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • stagestruck — adjective Enamored of the theatre, the craft of acting or of actors/actresses …   Wiktionary

  • stagestruck — Synonyms and related words: actor proof, all star, ballet, balletic, cinematic, cinematographic, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, film, filmic, ham, hammy, histrionic, legitimate, melodramatic, milked, monodramatic, movie, operatic, overacted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stagestruck — stage|struck [ˈsteıdʒstrʌk] adj loving to see plays, or wanting very much to become an actor …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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