pre·​per·​for·​mance ˌprē-pər-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s How to pronounce preperformance (audio)
variants or pre-performance
: done or occurring before a performance
preperformance anxiety
Burge is sequestered backstage at Christie's Park Avenue headquarters, performing his final preperformance ritual.Alan Deutschman

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preperformance was in 1896

Dictionary Entries Near preperformance

Cite this Entry

“Preperformance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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