pretheater

adjective
pre·​the·​ater | \ˌprē-ˈthē-ə-tər, -ˈthēə-, usually in Southern -ˈthē-ˌā- also -thē-ˈā-\
variants: or pre-theater

Definition of pretheater 

: existing, occurring, or done in the time before the start of a performance at a theater pretheater crowds/traffic the pretheater hours a pretheater dinner met for pretheater drinks

First Known Use of pretheater

1903, in the meaning defined above

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