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Line breaks: ac|tressy
Pronunciation: /ˈaktrɪsi

Definition of actressy in English:


(Of a woman) self-consciously theatrical or emotionally volatile: her actressy manner
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  • She is quite actressy - that air of refined largesse - and also seems quintessentially English.
  • There are no actressy affectations, no gush about wanting to adopt her fellow actors because they're all just… ‘so incredibly divine’.
  • Other than that, she insists, ‘I have no big worries or actressy obsessions.’

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