Definition of Playactors

1. playactor [n] - See also: playactor



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playactors

play truant
play up
play well with others
play with fire
playa
playabilities
playability
playable
playact
playacted
playacting
playactings
playactor
playactors (current term)
playacts
playas
playathon
playathons
playback
playback singer
playbacks
playbill
playbills
playblast
playblasts
playboard
playboards

Literary usage of Playactors

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

1. Social Life of the Chinese: With Some Account of the Religious, Governmental by Justus Doolittle (1865)
"Playacting: An Emperor of the Tang Dynasty one of the Gods worshiped by playactors.—Bands of Actors numerous.—Female Characters personated by Boys. ..."

2. Social life of the Chinese by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Playacting: An Emperor of the Tang Dynasty one of the Gods worshiped by playactors.—Bands of Actors numerous.—Female Characters personated by Boys. ..."

3. Peg Woffington: Christie Johnstone, and Other Stories by Charles Reade (1869)
"Now, why do they go and run playactors down so 1 " "But I should have been inclined, even before your arrival, to waive that right, out of regard for my own ..."

4. The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens (1883)
"... until the two women servants had repaired thither, under false pretences, to see the playactors ; and having compared notes with them in the passage, ..."

5. Social Life of the Chinese: With Some Account of the Religious, Governmental by Justus Doolittle (1865)
"Playacting: An Emperor of the Tang Dynasty one of the Gods worshiped by playactors.—Bands of Actors numerous.—Female Characters personated by Boys. ..."

6. Social life of the Chinese by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Playacting: An Emperor of the Tang Dynasty one of the Gods worshiped by playactors.—Bands of Actors numerous.—Female Characters personated by Boys. ..."

7. Peg Woffington: Christie Johnstone, and Other Stories by Charles Reade (1869)
"Now, why do they go and run playactors down so 1 " "But I should have been inclined, even before your arrival, to waive that right, out of regard for my own ..."

8. The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens (1883)
"... until the two women servants had repaired thither, under false pretences, to see the playactors ; and having compared notes with them in the passage, ..."

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