- an episode, situation, or the like, as in a narrative.
- the setting or locale of a story.
Idioms about scene
Origin of scene
synonym study for scene
OTHER WORDS FROM scenein·ter·scene, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH scenescene , seen
Words nearby scene
How to use scene in a sentence
We don’t want to come on set and crowd an actress who’s just had a really difficult scene.‘Antebellum’ tackles the past head on in an effort to ‘move forward’|radmarya|September 17, 2020|Fortune
The 19-year-old from Los Angeles posts comedy videos, skits, and re-enacts scenes from Netflix shows.What’s Oracle? TikTok users react to proposed Oracle deal|Danielle Abril|September 15, 2020|Fortune
These 39 people — some of whom you’ll recognize, while others operate behind the scenes — will shape what could be a rocky time from November 3 to January 20.
I’ve had moments where I’m literally on set, waiting to do a scene, my lines are ready, I’m geeked up, ready to go.Sitcom Queen Tichina Arnold Got Funny to Avoid Spankings|Pallabi Munsi|September 10, 2020|Ozy
Behind the scenes, people were talking about Potts’ trip to the hospital.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.
But since those rosy scenarios were first floated, the California political scene has grown more crowded.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.
The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“The play contains one five minute scene about James Hewitt,” Conway says.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then Paterno adroitly brought matters to a crisis in a bold peroration which changed the whole scene.
The scene is the covenant made between the two first persons of the Trinity on Mount Moriah.
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.
The scene and field of that learning hitherto has been, in our Western communities, the University.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
It was not until later days that Malcolm knew the real nature of the scene through which he rode.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for scene
- a subdivision of an act of a play, in which the time is continuous and the setting fixed
- a single event, esp a significant one, in a play
Word Origin for scene
Other Idioms and Phrases with scene
see behind the scenes; make a scene; make the scene; on the scene; set the scene for.