View definitions for matinee


noun as in daytime performance

Discover More

Example Sentences

In the old days of fame, matinee-idol actors and pin-up picture actresses may have been dim bulbs.

The crowd at the matinee showing I went to of Of Mice and Men was comprised of many young kids—mostly female.

At this point, Franco says an abrupt “goodbye”  and rushes off to the theater for a matinee performance.

While the humans are entertaining enough in this Provencal matinee, the bird is the star.

So we did a matinee Sunday afternoon and then went straight from the matinee to the awards.

There was still money in her purse, and her next temptation presented itself in the shape of a matinee poster.

From him I learned that the occasion was neither a full-dress ball nor a chance gathering of a jour fixe, but a musical matinee.

Franchomme, whom I questioned about the matinee at the Marquis de Custine's, had no recollection of it.

You see mamma and I met Judith Blount one afternoon at a matinee just before college opened.

Not long after this matinee experience—perhaps a month—Mrs. Vance invited Carrie to an evening at the theatre with them.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to matinee, such as: entertainment, movie, performance, play, and show.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.