curtain call


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curtain call

n.
The appearance of performers or a performer at the end of a performance to receive applause from the audience.
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curtain call

n
(Theatre) the appearance of performers at the end of a theatrical performance to acknowledge applause
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cur′tain call`


n.
the appearance of a performer or group of performers at the conclusion of a play, program, etc., to receive the applause of the audience.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curtain call - an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audiencecurtain call - an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
thanks - an acknowledgment of appreciation
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Translations
oponavyvolání před oponu
fremkaldelsetæppefald
kitapsolás
framkall
alkışlarla sahneye çağırma

curtain call

n (Theatre) → chiamata alla ribalta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

curtain

(ˈkəːtn) noun
a piece of material hung up to act as a screen at a window, on a theatre stage etc. The maid drew the curtains; The curtain came down at the end of the play.
curtain call
an appearance by actors, singers etc after a performance for the purpose of receiving applause. After the play the actors took ten curtain calls.
curtain off
to separate or enclose with a curtain. She curtained off the alcove.
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