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upstage

upstage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word upstage

Definition
(noun) the rear part of the stage
Definition
(verb) treat snobbishly, put in one's place
Definition
(verb) move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience
Definition
(verb) steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else
Example Sentence
  • When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress

Definition
(adj) of the back half of a stage
Example Sentence
  • she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience

Definition
(adj) remote in manner
Synonyms : aloof , distant
Example Sentence
  • stood apart with aloof dignity
  • a distant smile
  • he was upstage with strangers

Definition
(adv) at or toward the rear of the stage
Example Sentence
  • the dancers were directed to move upstage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upstage

upstage: i will remember it as, thr STAGE(FOR PERFORMANE) is always made at some DISTANT place from the audience.
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