Definitions for playactˈpleɪˌækt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to engage in make-believe.

  2. to be insincere or affected in speech, manner, etc.

  3. to perform in a play.

  4. (v.t.)to dramatize; act out.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. act, play, roleplay, playact(verb)

    perform on a stage or theater

    "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"


  1. playact(Verb)

    To perform on, or as if on, a stage


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