dress rehearsal


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dress rehearsal

n.
A full, uninterrupted rehearsal of a play with costumes and stage props.

dress rehearsal

n
1. (Theatre) the last complete rehearsal of a play or other work, using costumes, scenery, lighting, etc, as for the first night
2. any full-scale practice

dress′ rehears′al


n.
a rehearsal of a play, etc., using costumes, scenery, properties, and lights as for a performance.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dress rehearsal - a full uninterrupted rehearsal in costumes shortly before the first performance
dry run, rehearsal - a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert); "he missed too many rehearsals"; "a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding"
Translations
تَدْريب نهائي مع الألْبِسَه
generální zkouška
generalprøvekostumeprøve
jelmezes fõpróba
aîalæfinglokaæfing
generálna skúška
giysili provakostümlü prova

dress rehearsal

nprova generale

dress

(dres) verb
1. to put clothes or a covering on. We dressed in a hurry and my wife dressed the children.
2. to prepare (food etc) to be eaten. She dressed a salad.
3. to treat and bandage (wounds). He was sent home from hospital after his burns had been dressed.
noun
1. what one is wearing or dressed in. He has strange tastes in dress.
2. a piece of women's clothing with a top and skirt in one piece. Shall I wear a dress or a blouse and skirt?
dressed adjective
wearing (clothes). Don't come in – I'm not dressed!; She was dressed in black; Get dressed immediately; a well-dressed man.
ˈdresser noun
1. a kitchen sideboard for holding dishes.
2. (American) a chest of drawers for holding clothes sometimes with a mirror.
ˈdressing noun
1. something put on as a covering. We gave the rose-bed a dressing of manure.
2. a sauce added especially to salads. oil and vinegar dressing.
3. a bandage etc used to dress a wound. He changed the patient's dressing.
ˈdressing-gown noun
a loose garment worn over pyjamas etc.
ˈdressing-room noun
a room (in a theatre etc) for actors etc to change in.
ˈdressing-table noun
a table in a bedroom with a mirror and drawers.
ˈdressmaker noun
a person who makes clothes for women.
dress rehearsal
a full rehearsal of a play etc with costumes etc.
dress up
to put on special clothes, eg fancy dress. He dressed up as a clown for the party.

rehearse

(rəˈhəːs) verb
to practise (a play, piece of music etc) before performing it in front of an audience. You must rehearse the scene again.
reˈhearsal noun
1. the act of rehearsing.
2. a performance done for practice. I want the whole cast at tonight's rehearsal.
dress rehearsal
a final rehearsal (of a play, opera etc) in which the actors or singers wear their costumes etc.
References in classic literature ?
The last rehearsal was over, a tedious dress rehearsal which had lasted all day and exhausted the patience of every one who had to do with it.
Full dress rehearsal of PSL3 final scheduled for February 11
Summary: The special price is valid for a dress rehearsal of the Polish National Opera's 'Aida'
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 23 (ANI): Commuters can face traffic jams on Tuesday as full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held at Rajpath in the national capital.
Full dress rehearsal of the convocation would be held on February 12.
He will go to the Becher Chase to see how that goes as a dress rehearsal.
Highlights of the Criterium de Dauphine cycle race - seen as the dress rehearsal for the Tour de France.
It seems that the issue of homosexuality and the way that it's being addressed in society and in the church is kind of a dress rehearsal for that.
He told that the participants of this convocation can get themselves registered up to November 20 while full dress rehearsal will be held on November 29.
Security Check Seals (Plastic) for full dress rehearsal
More than 1,200 disadvantaged, poorly and disabled youngsters and their carers were invited to watch the final dress rehearsal of Newcastle Theatre Royal's pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
IRIS Educational Media will conduct a dress rehearsal today of an Autism Parent Training workshop with a group of mock "parents" to determine final program format and content.