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troupe

 (tro͞op)
n.
A company or group of actors, dancers, or other performers.

[French, troop; see troop.]

troupe

(truːp)
n
(Theatre) a company of actors or other performers, esp one that travels
vb
(Theatre) (intr) (esp of actors) to move or travel in a group
[C19: from French; see troop]

troupe

(trup)

n., v. trouped, troup•ing. n.
1. a company or group of actors or other performers, esp. one that travels about.
v.i.
2. to travel as a member of a troupe.
[1815–25, Amer.; < French: troop]

Troop, Troupe

 a collection of people; a company; a number of things; soldiers collectively; a company of actors. See also band, party.
Examples: troop of baboons; of bees, 1812; of children, 1833; of dogfish; of doves, 1847; of friends, 1605; of gladiators, 1863; of gypsies, 1711; of kangaroos—Brewer; of lions; of lovers, 1881; of monkeys—Brewer; of sheep, 1587; of soldiers, 1794; of stars, 1601; of tenements; of wolves, 1719; troupe of acrobats; of actors, 1779; of dancers—Brewer; of minstrels, 1584; of players.

troupe


Past participle: trouped
Gerund: trouping

Imperative
troupe
troupe
Present
I troupe
you troupe
he/she/it troupes
we troupe
you troupe
they troupe
Preterite
I trouped
you trouped
he/she/it trouped
we trouped
you trouped
they trouped
Present Continuous
I am trouping
you are trouping
he/she/it is trouping
we are trouping
you are trouping
they are trouping
Present Perfect
I have trouped
you have trouped
he/she/it has trouped
we have trouped
you have trouped
they have trouped
Past Continuous
I was trouping
you were trouping
he/she/it was trouping
we were trouping
you were trouping
they were trouping
Past Perfect
I had trouped
you had trouped
he/she/it had trouped
we had trouped
you had trouped
they had trouped
Future
I will troupe
you will troupe
he/she/it will troupe
we will troupe
you will troupe
they will troupe
Future Perfect
I will have trouped
you will have trouped
he/she/it will have trouped
we will have trouped
you will have trouped
they will have trouped
Future Continuous
I will be trouping
you will be trouping
he/she/it will be trouping
we will be trouping
you will be trouping
they will be trouping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trouping
you have been trouping
he/she/it has been trouping
we have been trouping
you have been trouping
they have been trouping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trouping
you will have been trouping
he/she/it will have been trouping
we will have been trouping
you will have been trouping
they will have been trouping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trouping
you had been trouping
he/she/it had been trouping
we had been trouping
you had been trouping
they had been trouping
Conditional
I would troupe
you would troupe
he/she/it would troupe
we would troupe
you would troupe
they would troupe
Past Conditional
I would have trouped
you would have trouped
he/she/it would have trouped
we would have trouped
you would have trouped
they would have trouped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troupe - organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)troupe - organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
opera company - a company that produces operas
theater company - a company that produces plays
ballet company - a company that produces ballets
Greek chorus, chorus - a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
circus - a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals; "he ran away from home to join the circus"
minstrel show - a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
minstrelsy - a troupe of minstrels
cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae - the actors in a play

troupe

noun company, group, band, cast, ensemble a troupe of travelling actors

troupe

noun
A group of people acting together in a shared activity:
Translations
فِرْقَةٌ من المُمَثِّلين المُتَجَوِّلين
soubortrupa
trup
színtársulat
flokkur
darbštuolistrupėtrupės narys
trupa

troupe

[truːp] N (Theat) → compañía f de teatro (Circus) → troupe f

troupe

[ˈtruːp] ntroupe ftrouser leg [ˈtraʊzərlɛg] n (mainly British)jambe f de pantalontrouser pocket [ˌtraʊzərˈpɒkɪt] n (mainly British)poche f de pantalon
my trouser pocket → la poche de mon pantalontrouser press [ˈtraʊzərprɛs] npresse f à pantalons

troupe

n (Theat) → Truppe f

troupe

[truːp] n (Theatre) → compagnia, troupe f inv

troupe

(truːp) noun
a performing group (of actors, dancers etc). a circus troupe.
ˈtrouper noun
1. a member of a group of this kind.
2. a hard-working colleague.
References in classic literature ?
When Sally got back from school, she sat down in her hat and coat and drummed the plantation melodies that Negro minstrel troupes brought to town.
He had spent six months there with a troupe of his desert fellows, upon exhibition, and he had improved his time, learning many of the customs, some of the language, and most of the vices of his conquerors.
That gentleman was a sort of Barnum, the director of a troupe of mountebanks, jugglers, clowns, acrobats, equilibrists, and gymnasts, who, according to the placard, was giving his last performances before leaving the Empire of the Sun for the States of the Union.
At first, a poor youth battling with adversity; then the lover of an actress, whom he followed through the provinces, play-writing for the strolling troupe to which she was attached; the next, secretary to a high personage engaged in a mission to Thibet; then soldier, and finally poet of renown, acquiring with his latter years the fortune and honours denied him in his youth.
As you sit in your gondola the footways that in certain parts edge the canals assume to the eye the importance of a stage, meeting it at the same angle, and the Venetian figures, moving to and fro against the battered scenery of their little houses of comedy, strike you as members of an endless dramatic troupe.
If she had ever flirted on the open beach with the baritone of the troupe of pierrots, like Jane Oddy, she could have excused Arthur's attitude.
O's, a plagiarism, and not perhaps a very good one, from the title of the well-known troupe of "Scarlet Mr.
In Anna Pavlovna's circle only those Frenchmen were admitted who were deep-rooted legitimists, and patriotic views were expressed to the effect that one ought not to go to the French theater and that to maintain the French troupe was costing the government as much as a whole army corps.
In the meantime Del Mar sent off two telegrams to New York, the first to Harris Collins' animal training school, where his troupe of dogs was boarding through his vacation:
Then round the mound rode a troupe of beasts of war, of nobles, twelve in all.
By the beginning of the great period the membership of each troupe was made up of at least three classes of persons.
There he was before me, in motley, as though he had absconded from a troupe of mimes, enthusiastic, fabulous.