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stage fright

noun

Simple Definition of stage fright

  • : a nervous feeling felt by someone who is going to appear in front of an audience

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stage fright

  1. :  nervousness felt at appearing before an audience

Examples of stage fright in a sentence

  1. She got over her stage fright by the second act.

  2. I get stage fright whenever I have to speak in front of a large group of people.



1876

First Known Use of stage fright

1876


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