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Play-actor   /pleɪ-ˈæktər/   Listen

An actor who travels around the country presenting plays.  Synonyms: barnstormer, playactor, trouper.

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"Play-actor" Quotes from Famous Books

... girl gave was to passionately tear her hand out of the adventurer's. Rising from her knees, and with her handsome face full of rage, scorn and hatred, she turned upon him, who knelt at her feet, gnashing her pearly teeth as she spoke: "Wretched play-actor! masked imposter! You have deceived everybody, but nobody so much as me. Do you remember that night in the ice valley and how shamefully you betrayed me there? Know then that I was present in that hut, that it was I who blew the horn and ...
— The Poor Plutocrats • Maurus Jokai

Words linked to "Play-actor" :   actor, thespian, player, trouper, role player, barnstormer, playactor, histrion

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