play-actor

  • 1 Play actor — Play Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. [1913 Webster] 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. [1913 Webster] John naturally loved rough play. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or… …

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  • 2 play-actor — noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays • Syn: ↑barnstormer, ↑playactor, ↑trouper • Derivationally related forms: ↑playact (for: ↑playactor) • …

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  • 3 play-actor — n. Stage player, actor, player …

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  • 4 Play — Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. [1913 Webster] 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. [1913 Webster] John naturally loved rough play. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or practice of… …

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  • 5 Play debt — Play Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. [1913 Webster] 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. [1913 Webster] John naturally loved rough play. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or… …

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  • 6 Play of colors — Play Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. [1913 Webster] 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. [1913 Webster] John naturally loved rough play. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or… …

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  • 7 Play pleasure — Play Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. [1913 Webster] 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. [1913 Webster] John naturally loved rough play. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or… …

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  • 8 play-actress — playˈ actor or playˈ actress noun (usu derogatory) Professional actor or actress • • • Main Entry: ↑play …

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  • 9 actor — [n] person who performs, entertains by role playing amateur, artist, barnstormer, bit player, character, clown, comedian, entertainer, extra, foil, ham*, hambone*, headliner, idol, impersonator, ingénue, lead, mime, mimic, pantomimist, performer …

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  • 10 play-act — v. 1 intr. act in a play. 2 intr. behave affectedly or insincerely. 3 tr. act (a scene, part, etc.). Derivatives: play acting n. play actor n. * * * v pretend, put on, assume, feign, sham, counterfeit, fake, fabricate, simulate, bluff,… …

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  • 11 play-act — verb 1》 act in a play. 2》 engage in histrionic pretence. Derivatives play acting noun play actor noun …

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  • 12 Play it by Ear Productions — is an audio theatre production company devoted to the development and distribution of original plays for radio, the internet, and compact disc; the company was founded in 2002 by actor/playwright/producer Lance Roger Axt in New York City, New… …

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  • 13 actor — actor, player, performer, mummer, mime, mimic, thespian, impersonator, trouper denote in common one who, for the entertainment or edification of an audience, takes part in an exhibition simulating happenings in real life. An actor makes a… …

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  • 14 play to the gallery — {v. phr.} To try to get the approval of the audience. * /Whenever John recites in class he seems to be playing to the gallery./ * /The lawyer for the defense was more interested in playing to the gallery than in winning the case./ Compare: SHOW… …

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  • 15 play to the gallery — {v. phr.} To try to get the approval of the audience. * /Whenever John recites in class he seems to be playing to the gallery./ * /The lawyer for the defense was more interested in playing to the gallery than in winning the case./ Compare: SHOW… …

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  • 16 play|er — «PLAY uhr», noun. 1. a person who plays, or is qualified to play, in some game: »a baseball player, a card player, a tennis player. 2. an actor in a theater: »All the world s a stage, And all the men and women merely players (Shakespeare). 3. a… …

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  • 17 play|ac|tor — «PLAY AK tuhr», noun. an actor of plays; dramatic performer …

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  • 18 Play The Industry — is a hip hop 3D role playing video game currently in production with an anticipated 2009 release date. PTI is a joint venture between rapper Master P and actor Seth Green. It is currently in the script writing stage.GameplayWith gameplay similar… …

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  • 19 Actor — For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). An actor (sometimes actress for female; see terminology) is a person who acts in a dramatic production and who works in film, television, theatre, or radio in that capacity.[1] The ancient Greek word… …

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  • 20 actor-manager system — Method of theatrical production prevalent in 19th century England and the U.S. In this system, an actor formed a theatre company, chose the plays he wanted to produce, played the leading roles in them, and managed the company s business… …

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