Definition of Footlight

1. n. One of a row of lights in the front of the stage in a theater, etc., and on a level therewith.



Definition of Footlight

1. Noun. A stage light located at the front edge of the stage that illuminates the actors from foot level up. ¹

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Definition of Footlight

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footlight

footlamberts
footle
footle about
footle around
footle away
footled
footler
footlers
footles
footless
footlessly
footlessness
footlessnesses
footlicker
footlickers
footlight (current term)
footlights
footlike
footling
footling presentation
footlings
footlocker
footlockers
footlog
footlong
footlongs
footloose
footloose and fancy free
footlooseness
footly

Literary usage of Footlight

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1. The American Dramatist by Montrose Jonas Moses (1917)
"CHAPTER XV SUNLIGHT, MOONLIGHT, AND footlight IT ia a healthy condition for us to have reached in drama, when we become conscious of its presence in the ..."

2. Musical Memories: My Recollections of Celebrities of the Half Century, 1850-1900 by George Putnam Upton (1908)
"... CHAPTER IX MORE footlight FAVORITES ANNE BISHOP'S LONG CAREER — FABBRI AND "THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER" ..."

3. Catalogue of the Circulating Department: And a Portion of the Books ...by Free Public Library (Worcester, Mass.) by Free Public Library (Worcester, Mass.) (1884)
"7882 footlight flashes. 6379 and character. 2 v. 16817-18 Hours with the players. 2 v. 22103-4 — Doran, J. Annals of the Eng. stage; fr. Betterton to Kean. ..."

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