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Stagey   Listen

Having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality.  Synonym: stagy.

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"Stagey" Quotes from Famous Books

... before made such a spectacle of himself? Was it possible that he, Mr. James Clinch, the coolest head at a late supper,—he, the American, who had repeatedly drunk Frenchmen and Englishmen under the table—could be transformed into a sentimental, stagey idiot by a single glass of wine? He was conscious, too, of asking himself these very questions in a stilted sort of rhetoric, and with a rising brutality of anger that was new to him. And then everything swam before him, and he seemed ...
— The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories • Bret Harte

Words linked to "Stagey" :   stage, theatrical

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