Definitions for curtain raiser

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cur′tain rais`er(n.)

  1. a short play preceding the main play.

    Category: Showbiz

  2. any preliminary event or performance.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Showbiz

Origin of curtain raiser:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. curtain raiser(noun)

    any preliminary activity

  2. curtain raiser(noun)

    a short play presented before the main play

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