Definitions for dramatis personaeˈdræm ə tɪs pərˈsoʊ ni, ˈdrɑ mə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dram•a•tis per•so•naeˈdræm ə tɪs pərˈsoʊ ni, ˈdrɑ mə-(n.)

  1. (used with a pl. v.) the characters in a play.

    Category: Literature, Showbiz

  2. (used with a sing. v.) a list of the characters of a play.

    Category: Literature, Showbiz

Origin of dramatis personae:

1720–30; < L: characters of the play

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae(noun)

    the actors in a play


  1. dramatis personae(Noun)

    A list of characters in a play, usually arranged in order of first appearance.

  2. Origin: From Latin dramatis + personae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dramatis personae

    the actors in a drama or play


  1. Dramatis Personae

    Dramatis Personae is a poetry collection by Robert Browning. It was published in 1864.


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