[ wuhn-ak-ter ]
/ ˈwʌnˈæk tər /

noun Informal.

a short play consisting of one act.


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Also one-act [wuhn-akt] /ˈwʌnˌækt/.

Origin of one-acter

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020