Definition of casting couch in English:

casting couch

Syllabification: cast·ing couch

noun

informal
  • Used in reference to the supposed practice whereby actors or actresses are awarded parts in movies, plays, or other productions in return for granting sexual favors to the casting director: she was no stranger to the casting couch
    More example sentences
    • Have you ever auditioned for someone and they pulled out the casting couch?
    • The formula is as old as the casting couch, but it's what you do with it that matters.
    • Has he ever personally been tempted to lure some sultry ‘marginal person’ onto the casting couch before getting them work?

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