scene-stealer

[seen-stee-ler]
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noun

a performer in a play, motion picture, etc., who by charm, talent, or artifice, draws most of the audience's attention, often away from the leading performers.

Nearby words

  1. scenary,
  2. scend,
  3. scene,
  4. scene dock,
  5. scene master,
  6. scenery,
  7. scenic,
  8. scenic railway,
  9. scenic reserve,
  10. scenographic

Origin of scene-stealer

First recorded in 1945–50

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