play-actor


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Noun1.play-actor - an actor who travels around the country presenting playsplay-actor - an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
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play-actor

[ˈpleɪˌæktəʳ] N (lit, fig) → actor m, actriz f
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"Henry, you look like a play-actor," announced Aunt Em, looking at her husband critically.
poor dear Lady Glyde!" he says, and went stalking about, wringing his fat hands more like a play-actor than a gentleman.
With this he showed them into a parlour where he kept them waiting, until the two women-servants had repaired thither, under false pretences, to see the play-actors; and having compared notes with them in the passage, and joined in a vast quantity of whispering and giggling, he at length went upstairs with Miss Snevellicci's name.
He is a diver, a play-actor and perhaps the most frustrating footballer in modern times.
The Jags ace branded the Finn a play-actor and claimed the former Rubin Kazan midfielder had tried to purposely injury him.
Moyes defended Adnan Januzaj, who has been booked three times for diving, against claims the 18-year-old has become a serial play-actor.
Shapiro believes that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare's plays, but he traces the history of the authorship controversy, in which a "stupid, illiterate, third-rate play-actor" gets credited in some quarters with having wielded the pen.
The striker-cum-midfield player, a play-actor of rare quality, has seen his blinding skills in this tournament surpassed only by his divisive words.
7 8 sergio busquets Belied his reputation as merely a play-actor by helping Barcelona dominate the entire midfield.
Considine said: "Zander is not a play-actor or any of the other things Kyle said.