play-actor


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Noun1.play-actor - an actor who travels around the country presenting playsplay-actor - an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
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play-actor

[ˈpleɪˌæktəʳ] N (lit, fig) → actor m, actriz f
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Henry, you look like a play-actor," announced Aunt Em, looking at her husband critically.
he says, and went stalking about, wringing his fat hands more like a play-actor than a gentleman.
The Jags ace branded the Finn a play-actor and claimed the former Rubin Kazan midfielder had tried to purposely injury him.
Moyes defended Adnan Januzaj, who has been booked three times for diving, against claims the 18-year-old has become a serial play-actor.
The striker-cum-midfield player, a play-actor of rare quality, has seen his blinding skills in this tournament surpassed only by his divisive words.
7 8 sergio busquets Belied his reputation as merely a play-actor by helping Barcelona dominate the entire midfield.
Considine said: "Zander is not a play-actor or any of the other things Kyle said.
1 CRISTIANO RONALDO Show pony, play-actor, tantrum thrower, but also the best player on the planet and desperate to do it again.
Sir Alex Ferguson had claimed there was a referees' vendetta against Ronaldo, chief among the charges being he is a diver and play-actor.
While the prospect of moving to La Liga with either Barcelona or Real Madrid is tempting, it is life after football which the accomplished play-actor is more excited about.