Definition of Playact in English :

Define Playact in English

Playact meaning in English

Meaning of Playact in English

Pronunciation of Playact in English

Playact pronunciation in English

Pronounce Playact in English


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1. act, play, playact, roleplay

perform on a stage or theater

Example Sentences:
'She acts in this play'
'He acted in Julius Caesar''
'I played in A Christmas Carol''

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb intransitive
to act in a play
to pretend; make believe
to behave in an affected or dramatic manner

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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intr.v. play-act·ed, play-act·ing, play-acts also play·act·ed or play·act·ing also play·acts
1. To play a role in a dramatic performance.
2. To play a pretended role; make believe.
3. To behave in an overdramatic or artificial manner.

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