actressy

actressy

(ˈæktrɪsɪ)
adj
exaggerated and affected in manner; theatrical
Translations

actressy

adj (pej)theatralisch (pej)
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She's like that -- real, and not terribly actressy.
with the actressy enthusiasm of a USO girl selling war bonds]
I had put Saffy to sleep and I know it sounds all actressy to say this, but I wasn't sure if I could climb back into her skin.
He said: "She is very clever, funny, eccentric, not actressy, and charming".
But he's let her get away with a performance that, when it's not relying on the same stricken, rising-panic expression, is marked by the kind of actressy excess that can be fun for a talented performer to indulge, but not so great for anyone else to watch.
Jackson resists as best he can, but Moore walks a very perilous line that's constantly threatening to tumble into actressy melodrama.
Set in 1942 in a country vicarage, home to the hapless Rev Lionel Toop and his actressy wife Penelope, minor misunderstandings soon become social catastrophes.
It sounds a bit actressy but it was a very odd and emotional experience imagining what it's like to die.
If one was interested, one saw Miss Lohan display a variety of emotions, in actressy high voltage.
Well, we can see what Roy and Tom's type is when it comes to women: middle-class, actressy types with lovely vowels and no interest in either Roy or Tom.
She's not at all actressy or Hollywood or starry, she's just a good egg," - Hugh Grant on Sarah Jessica Parker.