stage direction

noun

Definition of stage direction

  1. :  a description (as of a character or setting) or direction (as to indicate stage business) provided in the text of a play

1790

First Known Use of stage direction

1790


STAGE DIRECTION Defined for English Language Learners

stage direction

noun

Definition of stage direction for English Language Learners

  • : a written instruction in a play telling an actor what to do

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