theatricalize

verb the·at·ri·cal·ize \ thē-ˈa-tri-kə-ˌlīz \

Definition of theatricalize

theatricalized; theatricalizing
transitive verb
1 :to adapt to the theater :dramatize
2 :to display in showy fashion

theatricalization

play \-ˌa-tri-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of theatricalize

1778


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