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dramatics

American English: /drəˈmædɪks/
British English: /drəˈmatɪks/

noun

  • 1 (Theatre) (+ singular verb) amateur dramatics
    teatro (masculine) amateur or de aficionados
    Example sentences
    • So, who better to direct York Settlement Players in Alan Ayckbourn's study of amateur dramatics, A Chorus Of Disapproval?
    • She appeared almost troubled by that fact, which was either the result of extensive amateur dramatics practice, or else she actually felt that way.
    • Her love for amateur operatics and dramatics has also led to fascinating work as a dresser for the Good Old Days, Opera North and the Northern Ballet.
  • 2 (histrionics) (+ plural verb) his dramatics are very wearing
    hace tanto teatro or es tan teatral que uno llega a cansarse
    Example sentences
    • In fact, stamp your feet and run out of the room just to heighten the dramatics.
    • Not to mention the fights, the laughs and the dramatics.
    • After lying on the floor in a fit of dramatics I realized what I had thought - pinky toe.
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