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Synonyms for theatrical
θiˈæ trɪ kəlthe·atri·cal

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. theatrical

    Synonyms:
    dramatic, scenic, melodramatic, showy, ceremonious, gesticulatory, pompous, meretricious, tinsel

    Antonyms:
    chaste, genuine, simple, unaffected, quiet, subdued, mannerless, plain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionicsadjective

    a performance of a play

    Synonyms:
    mental representation, representation, theatrical performance, agency, delegacy, histrionics, internal representation

    Antonyms:
    untheatrical

  2. theatricaladjective

    of or relating to the theater

    Antonyms:
    untheatrical

  3. theatricaladjective

    suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater

    "a theatrical pose"; "one of the most theatrical figures in public life"

    Antonyms:
    untheatrical

Editors Contribution

  1. performative

    over-exaggerated; artificial

    her outburst was merely theatrical.

    Submitted by oddsocksarecool on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. theatricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    dramatic, scenic, histrionic

  2. theatricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    ostentatious, showy, pompous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. theatricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    dramatic, histrionic, scenic, stagy, artificial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "theatrical":

    theatre, drama, theater, cinematographic, dramatic

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How to use theatrical in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Weintraub:

    I have a hit book, I have a wonderful life and I'm doing a million things in the theatrical business. Why would I have any regrets? i can't have any regrets. They'd have to give me a lobotomy.

  2. Ned Beatty:

    It was the theater I attended as a kid, it was where people got down to their truest emotions and talked about things they didn’t talk about in everyday life. ... The preaching was very often theatrical.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    People who treat the sacrosanct of the house as temple don't battle like cattle or idle time in lengthy debate and theatrical discussion, but find solution to the problem in the overall interest of the population.

  4. Shawn Robbins:

    It's a challenging and sensitive subject to address. It largely depends on the length of theatrical closures in China, so we have to wait and see, will audiences be eager to get out and start seeing movies again once given the all-clear ? Will there be a temporary hesitation ? These are unknown elements that will contribute and unfold over the next weeks and months.

  5. Stephen Sondheim:

    I was knocked out -- I thought it was wonderful, they seemed so fresh and meticulous and theatrical.


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