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Meaning of PLAYACTING

Pronunciation:  'pley`akting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the performance of a part or role in a drama
 

PLAYACTING is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: acting, performing, playing
 
 See Also: activity, business, byplay, characterization, dumb show, enactment, hamming, heroics, impersonation, mime, overacting, pantomime, performance, personation, portrayal, roleplaying, skit, stage business

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acting, affectation, appearance, attitudinizing, bluff, bluffing, buffoonery, business, characterization, cheating, color, coloring, deception, delusion, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation, facade, face, fakery, faking, false air, false front, false show, falsity, feigning, feint, four-flushing, fraud, front, gag, gilt, gloss, ham, hammy acting, hoke, hokum, humbug, humbuggery, impersonation, imposture, masquerade, meretriciousness, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, mummery, ostentation, outward show, overacting, pantomiming, patter, performance, performing, personation, playing, portrayal, pose, posing, posture, pretense, pretension, pretext, projection, representation, seeming, semblance, sham, show, simulacrum, simulation, slapstick, speciousness, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, stunt, taking a role, varnish, window dressing
 

 

 

 

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