stage-door johnny

noun, often capitalized J

Definition of stage-door johnny

: a man who frequents a theater for the purpose of courting an actress or chorus girl assumed the role of stage-door Johnny to serve papers on a burlesque queen— Ralph Ginzburg

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“Stage-door johnny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stage-door%20johnny. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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