Definition of Stagestruck

1. a. Fascinated by the stage; seized by a passionate desire to become an actor.



Definition of Stagestruck

1. Adjective. Enamored of the theatre, the craft of acting or of actors/actresses. ¹

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Definition of Stagestruck

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stagestruck

stagemanship
stageplay
stageplayer
stageplayers
stageplaying
stageplays
stager
stageries
stagers
stagery
stages
stages of the game
stagescape
stagescapes
stageside
stagestruck (current term)
stagestruckness
stagette
stagettes
stagewear
stagewide
stagey
stagflation
stagflationary
stagflations
staggard
staggards
staggart
staggarts
stagged

Literary usage of Stagestruck

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1. Representative English Dramas from Dryden to Sheridan by Frederick Tupper, James Waddell Tupper (1914)
"He fails as an actor, stagestruck in his only attempt, and whistles other chances in life down the wind. There is soon no money in his purse, for his father ..."

2. The Drama of Yesterday & To-day by Clement Scott (1899)
"... proved indirectly inconvenient ; for no lady on the stage in her time seems to have suffered more from the unwelcome attentions of stagestruck admirers. ..."

3. A Sunny Life: The Biography of Samuel June Barrows by Isabel Chapin Barrows (1913)
"He was thoroughly stagestruck, and to the horror of the church, and to the pain of his family and friends, soon after went upon the stage, and entered into ..."

4. The Idler: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Jerome Klapka Jerome, Robert Barr, Arthur Lawrence, Sidney Herbert Sime (1896)
"We confessed that it was very odd, and I think we all sat quietly for a few minutes with the image of Ben, as the romantic, stagestruck youth, ..."

5. Life of Edwin H. Chapin, D. D. by Sumner Ellis (1882)
"No idlers at their tasks were some of these boys, since they were stagestruck in no ordinary degree; and from their sports they ..."

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