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theatrics

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noun plural the·at·rics \thē-ˈa-triks\

Simple Definition of theatrics

  • : ways of behaving and speaking that are like a performance on a stage and are intended to attract attention

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of theatrics

  1. 1 :  theatrical 1

  2. 2 :  staged or contrived effects

Examples of theatrics in a sentence

  1. <before her first film role, her acting experience had been limited to amateur theatrics>



1807

First Known Use of theatrics

1807


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