Definition of playlet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪlɪt/


A short play or dramatic piece.
Example sentences
  • The Sondheim revues work as well as they do because so often the songs are inherently dramatic, almost playlets in their own right.
  • Wiltshire County Council has got together with two drama groups to produce five playlets which will be performed for new councillors after the county council elections in May.
  • Thirty pupils, aged eight and nine, put the reminiscences into words and music when they performed playlets and songs at Devizes Library with members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

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