scene-stealer

noun
scene-steal·​er | \ ˈsēn-ˌstē-lər How to pronounce scene-stealer (audio) \

Definition of scene-stealer

: an actor who attracts attention when another is intended to be the center of attention

First Known Use of scene-stealer

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Scene-stealer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scene-stealer. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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