stagestruck

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adjective stage·struck \ˈstāj-ˌstrək\

Definition of stagestruck

  1. :  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.

1813

First Known Use of stagestruck

1813


STAGESTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners

stagestruck

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adjective stage·struck \ˈstāj-ˌstrək\

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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