speaking part/role

Definition of speaking part/role

:a part/role which requires saying something
  • She got a speaking part/role in the play.

Word by Word Definitions

speaking play
  1. : that speaks : capable of speech

  2. : having a population that speaks a specified language

  3. : that involves talking or giving speeches

part play
  1. : one of the often indefinite or unequal subdivisions into which something is or is regarded as divided and which together constitute the whole

  2. : an essential portion or integral element

  3. : one of several or many equal units of which something is composed or into which it is divisible : an amount equal to another amount

  1. : to separate from or take leave of someone

  2. : to take leave of one another

  3. : to become separated into parts

  1. : partly

  1. : partial

role play
  1. : a character assigned or assumed

  2. : a socially expected behavior pattern usually determined by an individual's status in a particular society

  3. : a part played by an actor or singer


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