Definitions for playactor

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

play•actˈpleɪˌækt(v.i.)

  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.

Origin of playact:

1895–1900

play′ac`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barnstormer, playactor, play-actor, trouper(noun)

    an actor who travels around the country presenting plays

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