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
References in classic literature ?
Never mind, honey," his imperturbable wife assured him in a stage whisper.
In a not-so-subtle way, she said in a generally heard stage whisper, "When did he die?
As Kinnock gets wired up for the interview his wife, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a former Prime Minister of Denmark no less, asks in a stage whisper "Why are you doing this now?
I drew him to one side and, in a stage whisper, urged: "Be a little more risque - sex it up a bit.
THE Navigator-in-Chief, in an urgent stage whisper, said: "Stop, they'll think you've gone mad.
He told them about the brain in a rushed stage whisper as we leaned toward him in the back of the bus.
My pal was doing a great job of talking his way out of things, when a little stage whisper in his head suggested, 'say this, it'll be hilarious ' So, in a voice that he swears was not his own, he blurted "Just one question mate, does Godzilla not speak or do 'ye as his keeper like, just translate ?
Obviously there's a problem with a stage whisper we don't catch or arms flaying about in a close-up, but the most significant thing is to believe in and commit to serving the story being told.
Those two women over there," says Georgi Ivanov in a loud stage whisper as he leans across the table - "they're lesbians.
About 15 minutes into the performance, my patient partner leaned over and asked in his loudest stage whisper, "So who directed this?
Then the keynote speaker, clad in jeans and an untucked linen shirt, leaned forward and said in a stage whisper, "I'm really sorry.