Definition of curtain call in English:

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curtain call

Pronunciation: /ˈkərtn ˌkôl/


The appearance of one or more performers on stage after a performance to acknowledge the audience’s applause.
Example sentences
  • After the curtain call, the back stage halls are filled with chatter and laughter.
  • She was at center stage making her curtain call…
  • It was most obvious during the curtain call when the cast looked everywhere but at the audience.

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Syllabification: cur·tain call

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