Definition of Matinee

1. Noun. A theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon).




Definition of Matinee

1. Noun. A showing of a movie or theatrical performance in the afternoon. ¹

2. Noun. A showing of a movie or theatrical performance in the afternoon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Matinee

1. a daytime performance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matinee

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mathurin
matico
maticos
matie
matier
maties
matiest
matilda
matildas
matildite
matilija poppy
matily
matin
matinal
matinee (current term)
matinee idol
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matinesses
mating
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mating type gene
matings
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matinée idol
matinée idols
matjes

Literary usage of Matinee

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Shakespeare for Community Players by Roy Mitchell (1919)
"CHAPTER XI THE " matinee LYRIQUE " WHILE it is inevitable that in a book of this sort the bulk of the space should be devoted to the technique of stage ..."

2. A History of the New York Stage from the First Performance in 1732 to 1901 by Thomas Allston Brown (1903)
"9, "II Trovatore;" matinee Feb. 10 Calve for her farewell appearance was heard as Santuzza ... matinee March 10 " Carmen" was given, with Calvi in the title ..."

3. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1903)
""Now, Bridget, here are fifty cents— Dress in a tidy way, Then go to Ninth and Walnut, and You'll see a matinee." Miss Bridget thanked her, dressed and went ..."

4. Musical Letters from Abroad: Including Detailed Accounts of the Birmingham by Lowell Mason (1854)
"JUST before leaving Frankfort, we had an opportunity of attending a matinee, or very select morning concert, in the saloon of the Mozart House. ..."

5. The Witmark Amateur Minstrel Guide and Burnt Cork Encyclopedia by Frank Dumont (1905)
"MAUD MULLER AT 1HE matinee. A RECITATION ON "HATS. ... At last I 'rose and went my way From out that weary matinee. Out to the street I made my way And ..."

6. Our Admiral's Flag Abroad: The Cruise of Admiral D.G. Farragut, Commanding by James Eglinton Montgomery (1869)
"GRAND matinee ON THE FRANKLIN—DEPARTURE FROM NICE ARRIVAL IN SPEZIA ... THE last of January had been selected by the Admiral for a grand matinee on board ..."

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