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Definition of Theatrical

Theatrical

  1. Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures.

Theatrical Quotations

When I was little, I put on plays for my family at Sunday dinner, and I would direct them and have all my cousins, my brother, and my best friends in it. I was a very imaginative and theatrical child and wasn't afraid of being in front of a camera. It was like make-believe to me.
Kirsten Dunst

The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
John Adams

In the courtroom, it's where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There's a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I've always felt that way - I've been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
Woody Harrelson

Casino gambling is colorful and dramatic and theatrical.
Steve Wynn

I was always a drama queen. I remember playing in the kitchen, trying to get my mom to think I was dead and call the police. When she didn't, I would cry. I was always theatrical. I don't think any of my relatives are surprised.
Amy Lee
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Theatrical Translations

theatrical in Dutch is schouwburg-, toneel-, theater-
theatrical in German is theatralisch, theatralischen
theatrical in Spanish is teatral
theatrical in Swedish is teatralisk
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