stagestruck

adjective stage·struck \ ˈstāj-ˌstrək \

Definition of stagestruck

: fascinated by the stage; especially : having an ardent desire to become an actor

Examples of stagestruck in a Sentence

  1. He was a stagestruck young man with dreams of stardom.

First Known Use of stagestruck

1813

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stagestruck

Definition of stagestruck for English Language Learners

  • : very interested in the theater; especially : having an eager desire to become an actor


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