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  • as inacting
  • as indrama

synonyms for theatricals

  • assuming
  • characterization
  • depiction
  • dramatics
  • enacting
  • enactment
  • feigning
  • hamming
  • histrionics
  • imitating
  • imitation
  • impersonation
  • improvisation
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • pantomime
  • performance
  • playing
  • portrayal
  • portraying
  • posing
  • posturing
  • pretending
  • pretense
  • putting
  • rendition
  • seeming
  • stagecraft
  • stooging
  • theatre
  • showing off
  • comedy
  • farce
  • melodrama
  • play
  • production
  • scene
  • show
  • theater
  • tragedy
  • boards
  • Broadway
  • climax
  • dramatization
  • dramaturgy
  • footlights
  • showmanship
  • stagecraft
  • vehicle
  • dramatic art
  • histrionic art
  • show business
  • stage show
  • tear-jerker
  • thespian art
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How to use theatricals in a sentence

Certainly not before next Thursday, as we have amateur theatricals at General Molon's.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Under the same head as private theatricals may come dramatized charades and proverbs, so much in fashion at the present time.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Leap-frog was the prevalent game for a time, but at last Graham suggested theatricals, and they were agreed on.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
I had the idea—perhaps I got it from George Withers—that you used to be interested in a matter of theatricals.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
Mrs. Wilbur Edes, although small, was masterly in everything, from waving a pompadour to conducting theatricals.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
We did stay in a place once where there was a deer-park, and also private theatricals.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
But I assure you the theatricals are not even mentioned, Madame!
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
So it had been on that far-off night in the Stuttgart palace gardens after the theatricals.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
We had last seen one another as actors in some amateur theatricals in a country town at home.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
She played private theatricals infinitely better than Mrs. Croydon.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THEATRICALS

  • assuming
  • characterization
  • depiction
  • dramatics
  • enacting
  • enactment
  • feigning
  • hamming
  • histrionics
  • imitating
  • imitation
  • impersonation
  • improvisation
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • pantomime
  • performance
  • playing
  • portrayal
  • portraying
  • posing
  • posturing
  • pretending
  • pretense
  • putting
  • rendition
  • seeming
  • showing off
  • stagecraft
  • stooging
  • theatre
  • theatricals
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.