amateur dramatics

noun

Definition of amateur dramatics

British
:the activity of acting in or producing a play in the theater for enjoyment and not as a job :community theater

Word by Word Definitions

amateur play
  1. : one who engages in a pursuit, study, science, or sport as a pastime rather than as a profession

  2. : one lacking in experience and competence in an art or science

  3. : devotee, admirer

dramatics play
  1. : the study or practice of theatrical arts (such as acting and stagecraft)

  2. : dramatic behavior or expression


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