Definition of stage fright in English:

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stage fright

Pronunciation: /ˈstāj ˌfrīt/

noun

Nervousness before or during an appearance before an audience.
Example sentences
  • I wasn't feeling well, and I was nervous, I get stage fright like you wouldn't believe!
  • But for all her love of dancing, she suffers badly from stage fright.
  • We've all been in situations where there's some anxiety or stage fright.

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