What does theatrical mean?

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θiˈæ trɪ kəlthe·atri·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionicsadjective

    a performance of a play

  2. theatricaladjective

    of or relating to the theater

  3. theatricaladjective

    suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater

    "a theatrical pose"; "one of the most theatrical figures in public life"

Wiktionary

  1. theatricalnoun

    A stage performance, especially one by amateurs.

  2. theatricaladjective

    Of or relating to the theatre.

  3. theatricaladjective

    Fake and exaggerated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Theatricaladjective

    of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures

Freebase

  1. Theatrical

    Theatrical was an Irish-bred Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1987 Breeders' Cup Turf and was a successful sire.

How to pronounce theatrical?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of theatrical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of theatrical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of theatrical in a Sentence

  1. Lindsay Sundmark:

    It looked at first like he was just being theatrical and lying down on the stage.

  2. Tom Carper:

    So I expect they will try to make theatrical cuts, but ultimately the funding for the EPA is going to be determined by the appropriations committee and/or Congress in a big showdown, i think we're going to work very hard to defend EPA, and this little piece of political theater will slip into the past.

  3. Robert Mueller:

    The' story' tends to get lost. A theatrical event like this makes the story very clear and easy to understand. It gives focus and emotion.

  4. Stephen Sondheim:

    I was knocked out -- I thought it was wonderful, they seemed so fresh and meticulous and theatrical.

  5. Jerry Weintraub:

    I have a hit book, I have a wonderful life and I'm doing a million things in the theatrical business. Why would I have any regrets? i can't have any regrets. They'd have to give me a lobotomy.

Images & Illustrations of theatrical

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