matinee


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mat·i·nee

or mat·i·née  (măt′n-ā′)
n.
An entertainment, such as a dramatic performance or movie, presented in the daytime, usually in the afternoon.

[French matinée, from matin, morning, from Old French matines, matins; see matins.]

matinée

(ˈmætɪˌneɪ)
n
a daytime, esp afternoon, performance of a play, concert, etc
[C19: from French; see matins]

mat•i•née

or mat•i•nee

(ˌmæt nˈeɪ; esp. Brit. ˈmæt nˌeɪ)

n.
a dramatic or musical performance held in the daytime, usu. in the afternoon.
[1840–50; < French: morning. See matin]

matinée

A French word meaning in the daytime, used to mean a daytime peformance of a play or a daytime showing of a movie.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.matinée - a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)matinee - a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)
Translations
حَفْلَه مَسْرَحِيَّه نَهاريَّه
dopolední/odpolední představení
eftermiddagsforestillingmatiné
délutáni elõadásmatiné
matinê
matiné
matineöğleden sonra programı

matinée

[ˈmætɪneɪ]
A. Nfunción f de tarde, matiné(e) f (S. Cone)
B. CPD matinée coat N (Brit) → abriguito m de lana
matinée idol Nídolo m del público
matinée jacket N = matinée coat

matinée

matinee [ˈmætɪneɪ] nmatinée f

matinée

nMatinee f; (in the afternoon) → Frühvorstellung f; matinée coat, matinée jacket (for baby) → Ausfahrjäckchen nt

matinée

[ˈmætɪˌneɪ] nmatinée f inv

matinée

(ˈmӕtinei) , ((American) mӕtəˈnei) noun
a performance at a theatre, circus, cinema etc held in the afternoon or morning.
References in classic literature ?
There was still money in her purse, and her next temptation presented itself in the shape of a matinee poster.
To account for this you will be allowed to guess that the lobsters were all out, or that she had sworn ice-cream off during Lent, or that she had ordered onions, or that she had just come from a Hackett matinee.
Glad was the contraband that had a seat in the pit at the Saturday matinee, and happy the Roman street-boy who ate his peanuts and guyed the gladiators from the dizzy gallery.
A matinee for the little folks is promised for this afternoon, on
The dogs sat on their chairs in abject silence with Davis and his wife menacing them to remain silent, while, in front of the curtain, Dick and Daisy Bell delighted the matinee audience with their singing and dancing.
Father Brown, though he knew every detail done behind the scenes, and had even evoked applause by his transformation of a pillow into a pantomime baby, went round to the front and sat among the audience with all the solemn expectation of a child at his first matinee.
There was a Madame de Raudon, who certainly had a matinee musicale at Wildbad, accompanied by Herr Spoff, premier pianist to the Hospodar of Wallachia, and my little friend Mr.
ONCE upon a time, there was a beautiful high-school girl who fell in love with a matinee idol.
Babes in Arms tickets available for the matinee performances upon request from the Box Office) 028) 6632 5440 or online at www.
Des personnes inconnues ont mis le feu, dans la matinee de ce lundi 16 janvier 2017, a la voiture d'un agent securitaire, rapporte Jawhara Fm, citant une source securitaire.
FRI SEPT 9, 7:30 PM | SAT SEPT 10, Matinee - 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM | SUN SEPT 11, Matinee - 2:30 PM
matinee on Saturday at the Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St.