stage whisper


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stage whisper

n.
1. The conventional whisper of an actor, intended to be heard by the audience but supposedly inaudible to others on stage.
2. A whisper that can be or is intended to be overheard.

stage whisper

n
1. (Theatre) a loud whisper from one actor to another on stage intended to be heard by the audience
2. any loud whisper that is intended to be overheard

stage′ whis`per


n.
1. a loud whisper on a stage, meant to be heard by the audience.
2. any loud whisper.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stage whisper - a loud whisper that can be overheard; on the stage it is heard by the audience but it supposed to be inaudible to the rest of the cast
whisper, whispering, susurration, voicelessness - speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
Translations

stage whisper

n (fig) → sussurro perfettamente udibile
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