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luvvie

(ˈlʌvɪ) or

luvvy

n, pl -vies
(Theatre) facetious a person who is involved in the acting profession or the theatre, esp one with a tendency to affectation
[C20: from lovey]
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luvvie

, luvvy
n (Brit inf)
(address) → Schatz m (inf)
(= actor)Akteur(in) m(f)
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Mind you, you really need to be a lefty-liberal luvvie to get them (aren't most of them?).
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He is every am-dram nightmare rolled into one as he offers a Bottom who knows he is destined to be a star and acts like the ultimate luvvie to prove it.
I realise luvvie Lumley is regarded as a national heroine, but this was like being dragged along on a dull school outing by a melodramatic headmistress.
IMAGE: Everybody's favourite luvvie. BEST KNOWN FOR: Adapting Shakespeare's plays for the big screen.
Blackwell wrote a letter that ended with the comment: "Let's have less of the livid luvvie protests - not everyone locally thinks the same on all these issues."
He resigned after the first revived Dr Who series, as the poor luvvie fretted over being typecast.
Suspects include a pervy priest, a luvvie actor and an East European drug pusher.
I say bizarre because they also say luvvie, dear and sweetheart are all right.
As luvvie director Peter De Lane, he comments on TV series and films, at the same time revealing aspects of the character who, bit by bit, sounds like an absolute monster.
The star, 27, got tons of praise from luvvie types at her Broadway debut in After Miss Julie.