summer stock

noun

Definition of summer stock

: theatrical productions of stock companies presented during the summer

Examples of summer stock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Later, the two worked together in summer stock and got to be good friends. Todd Leopold, CNN, 31 Dec. 2021 Roles were scarce for Randolph after The Honeymooners, who appeared briefly in summer stock musicals, made commercials, and had a few guest appearances on various TV shows. Marc Berman, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 Jamie’s self-indulgent reveling in success, Cathy’s faltering confidence and droll quips about summer stock. Washington Post, 22 June 2021 The theater was founded as a summer stock theater in 1931 by the New York producer Lawrence Langner. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, 25 Mar. 2021 Give my regards to Broadway South Carolina summer stock. Chris Murphy, Vulture, 1 Feb. 2021 In other words, a few dark clouds that are hovering over the summer stock market may have prompted some traders to get off their beach towels and back into the market. Kevin Kelleher, Fortune, 31 Aug. 2019 Think of it as a summer stock production of gazpacho or pasta with red sauce, with tomatoes in the lead role. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 31 July 2019 The prize included an internship at a summer stock theater in New York, and from there Reynolds’s career began to take off. Aja Romano, Vox, 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of summer stock

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of summer stock was in 1884

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Last Updated

11 Jan 2022

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“Summer stock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summer%20stock. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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