Definition of curtain call in English:

curtain call

Syllabification: cur·tain call


  • The appearance of one or more performers on stage after a performance to acknowledge the audience’s applause.
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    • After the curtain call, the back stage halls are filled with chatter and laughter.
    • She was at center stage making her curtain call…
    • It was most obvious during the curtain call when the cast looked everywhere but at the audience.

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