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word-perfect Line breaks: word-perfect
(North American also letter-perfect)

Definition of word-perfect in English:


(Of an actor or speaker) knowing by heart the words for one’s part or speech: Burton arrived at the first rehearsal word-perfect
More example sentences
  • He honed scripts until they were word-perfect and thwarted actors’ attempts to ad lib or modify the text.
  • He sang his song, accurately, word-perfect, that's all.
  • Despite the difficulties of putting a performance together over the festive period, the cast was word-perfect on the first night, their comic timing spot-on and the production pacey.

Words that rhyme with word-perfect

imperfect, perfect, pluperfect
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