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

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