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Definition of Limelight

Limelight

  1. That part of the stage upon which the limelight as cast, usually where the most important action is progressing or where the leading player or players are placed and upon which the attention of the spectators is therefore concentrated. Hence, consspicuous position before the public; as, politicians who are never happy except in the limelight.

Limelight Quotations

There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.
Audrey Hepburn

We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.
Calvin Coolidge

I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
George W. Bush

My first language was shy. It's only by having been thrust into the limelight that I have learned to cope with my shyness.
Al Pacino

I've always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I'm most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It's why we seek the limelight - so we're not alone, were adored. We're loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life.
Jennifer Lopez
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Limelight Translations

limelight in French is feux de la rampe
limelight in German is Rampenlicht
limelight in Italian is luci della ribalta
limelight in Swedish is rampljus

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