stagewise

1 of 2

adjective

: theatrically knowledgeable or effective
a stagewise director
less commanding as musical compositions, but bright and stagewiseC. M. Smith

stagewise

2 of 2

adverb

"
: with respect to the stage : on the stage
known stagewise by another name

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

stage entry 1 + wise

Adverb

stage entry 1 + -wise

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“Stagewise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stagewise. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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