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title role

n
1. (Film) the role of the character after whom a play, etc, is named
2. (Theatre) the role of the character after whom a play, etc, is named
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Noun1.title role - the role of the character after whom the play is named
persona, theatrical role, role, character, part - an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
Translations
titulní role
titelrolle
címszerep
başrolpiyese adını veren karakter

title role

n (Theatre, Cine) → ruolo or parte f principale

title

(ˈtaitl) noun
1. the name of a book, play, painting, piece of music etc. The title of the painting is `A Winter Evening'.
2. a word put before a person's name to show rank, honour, occupation etc. Sir John; Lord Henry; Captain Smith; Professor Brown; Dr (Doctor) Peter Jones.
ˈtitled adjective
having a title that shows noble rank. a titled lady.
title deed
a document that proves legal ownership. I have the title deeds of the house.
title page
the page at the beginning of a book on which are the title, the author's name etc.
title rôle
the rôle or part in a play of the character named in the title. He's playing the title rôle in `Hamlet'.

title

(ˈtaitl) noun
1. the name of a book, play, painting, piece of music etc. The title of the painting is `A Winter Evening'.
2. a word put before a person's name to show rank, honour, occupation etc. Sir John; Lord Henry; Captain Smith; Professor Brown; Dr (Doctor) Peter Jones.
ˈtitled adjective
having a title that shows noble rank. a titled lady.
title deed
a document that proves legal ownership. I have the title deeds of the house.
title page
the page at the beginning of a book on which are the title, the author's name etc.
title rôle
the rôle or part in a play of the character named in the title. He's playing the title rôle in `Hamlet'.
References in classic literature ?
The play was "The Shaughraun," with Dion Boucicault in the title role and Harry Montague and Ada Dyas as the lovers.
US actor David Huddleston, who played the title roles in The Big Lebowski and Santa Claus: The Movie, has died.
ONCE upon a time Bollywood superstars were identified by title roles they played.
She has appeared at Theatre at the Mount as Lola in "Damn Yankees," Sister Robert Anne in "Nunsense" and in the title roles of "Peter Pan" and "Always, Patsy Cline.
David, who lives in Stratford, is an RSC favourite and has taken the title roles in Richard III and Henry IV Part 2.
Petersburg decades earlier, dancing the title roles in both Balanchine's Apollo and Fokine's Petrouchka.
1) Rodney Gilfry and Nancy Gustafson have the title roles in the L.