noun (plural luvvies)British informal, often derogatory
An actor or actress, especially one who is particularly effusive or affected: everyone is singing his praises—from the luvvies at Cannes to various political figures in the US
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- If you're a fan of the theatre, don't mind luvvies being luvvies and enjoy an elongated version of a Sunday night period melodrama, with an abundance of tomfoolery, then this should tickle your fancy.
- Of course, the on-stage luvvies and their well-heeled fans who populate the grand city centre theatres won't be going near the place.
- He whispers the word ‘artist’ almost shamefully, with the accent of a theatrical luvvie.
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