acter

noun act·er \ ˈak-tər \

Definition of acter

plural acters
:a play that has a specified number of acts used in combination
  • Arthur Miller's two one-acters, presented under the collective title “Danger: Memory!” at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, don't amount to much.
  • —Edith OliverNew Yorker23 Feb. 1987
  • a two-acter

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First Known Use of acter

1859


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