Definitions for theatrically

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

the•at•ri•calθiˈæ trɪ kəl(adj.)the•at′ric.

  1. of or pertaining to the theater or dramatic presentations.

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  2. suggestive of the theater or of acting; artificial, spectacular, or extravagantly histrionic.

  3. (n.)theatricals, dramatic performances, esp. as given by amateurs.

    Category: Showbiz

  4. a professional actor:

    a renowned family of theatricals.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of theatrical:

1550–60; < LL theātric(us) (< Gk theātrikós; see theater , -ic ) + -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. stagily, theatrically(adverb)

    in a stagy and theatrical manner

    "`I cannot show my face at her house,' he declared theatrically"

  2. theatrically(adverb)

    in a theatrical manner

    "theatrically dressed"


  1. theatrically(Adverb)

    in a theatrical or dramatic manner

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