troupe


1troupe

noun \ˈtrüp\

: a group of actors, singers, etc., who work together

Full Definition of TROUPE

:  company, troop; especially :  a group of theatrical performers

Examples of TROUPE

  1. <I desperately want to join our regional theater's acting troupe and perhaps get a lead role.>

Origin of TROUPE

French, from Middle French — more at troop
First Known Use: 1776

Related to TROUPE

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

2troupe

intransitive verb
troupedtroup·ing

Definition of TROUPE

:  to travel in a troupe; also :  to perform as a member of a theatrical troupe

First Known Use of TROUPE

1851

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

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