playactor


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Noun1.playactor - an actor who travels around the country presenting playsplayactor - an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
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The little playactor had not been touched by anyone, but he thought that he could turn being dispossessed of the ball into an opportunity to ver to get a Preston player booked and a free kick for his team.
This portrait of the Duke as a curator and a playactor reflects the fictionality of Curnow's own status as canonist, anthologist and poet.
Carroll Johnson confirms the transition from an imitative artistic representation to a more serious engagement with reality since "what begins as fun, an effort to turn life into a form of theater, ends by involving playactors in something deadly serious [.