dramatics

play
noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction dra·mat·ics \drə-ˈma-tiks\

Definition of dramatics

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

  2. 2 :  dramatic behavior or expression

1796

First Known Use of dramatics

1796




DRAMATICS Defined for English Language Learners

dramatics

play
noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction dra·mat·ics \drə-ˈma-tiks\

Definition of dramatics for English Language Learners

  • : behavior that is very emotional in a way that does not seem sincere : exaggerated behavior

  • : the study or practice of acting in or producing plays



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