central casting

noun

Definition of central casting

  1. :  the department of a movie studio responsible for casting actors especially viewed as a source of people who are stereotypical of their role in appearance, behavior, or nature a politician right out of central casting

First Known Use of central casting

1941


CENTRAL CASTING Defined for English Language Learners

central casting

noun

Definition of central casting for English Language Learners

  • : the department at a movie company that chooses which actor will play each part

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