footlights

plural noun foot·lights \ ˈfu̇t-ˌlīts \

Definition of footlights

1 : a row of lights set across the front of a stage floor
2 : the stage as a profession
  • the lure of the footlights

First Known Use of footlights

1776

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FOOTLIGHTS Defined for English Language Learners

footlights

Definition of footlights for English Language Learners

  • : a row of lights across the front of a stage floor that shine on the performers


FOOTLIGHTS Defined for Kids

footlights

noun plural foot·lights \ ˈfu̇t-ˌlīts \

Definition of footlights for Students

: a row of lights set across the front of a stage floor


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