theatrics

plural noun
the·​at·​rics | \ thē-ˈa-triks How to pronounce theatrics (audio) \

Definition of theatrics

2 : staged or contrived effects

First Known Use of theatrics

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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theatrics

noun

English Language Learners Definition of theatrics

chiefly US
often disapproving : ways of behaving and speaking that are like a performance on a stage and are intended to attract attention

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