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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Theatrick, Theatricaladjective

    Scenick; suiting a theatre; pertaining to a theatre.

    Etymology: theatrum, Latin.

    Theatrical forms stickle hard for the prize of religion: a distorted countenance is made the mark of an upright heart. Decay of Piety.

    Load some vain church with old theatrick state,
    Turn arcs of triumph to a garden gate. Alexander Pope.

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.

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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. Ned Beatty:

    It was the theater I attended as a kid, it was where people got down to their truest emotions and talked about things they didn’t talk about in everyday life. ... The preaching was very often theatrical.

  2. Phoebe Waller-Bridge:

    I hope this filmed performance of' Fleabag' can help raise money while providing a little theatrical entertainment in these isolated times, thank you to all our partners and to the creative team who have waived their royalties from this production to raise money for such vital causes in this unbelievably challenging situation. All money raised will support the people throughout our society who are fighting for us on the frontlines and those financially devastated by the crisis, including those in the theatre community.

  3. Pat Houston:

    She adored her audiences and that's why we know she would have loved this holographic theatrical concept, an event at this level is something special and Base Hologram's track record to be fully authentic and respectful made them the perfect partner. This upcoming tour will allow audiences to experience Whitney's amazing voice and passion for music for a long time to come and help them share that magic with future generations.

  4. Jacqueline Bisset:

    I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare.

  5. Alfonso Cuaron:

    They are giving a huge, huge, huge international push for this film, really in both streaming but also theatrical, not any company does that.

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