[ seen-stee-ler ]
/ ˈsinˌsti lər /
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.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of scene-stealer
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby scene-stealer
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Example sentences from the Web for scene-stealer
On June 29, Manganiello will star as scene-stealer Big Dick Richie in Magic Mike.Joe Manganiello’s Turn as Big Dick Richie in ‘Magic Mike’ and His Road to Hollywood|Marlow Stern|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST