[ steyj-dawr, -dohr ]
/ ˈsteɪdʒˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr /
a man who often goes to a theater or waits at a stage door to court an actress.
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Origin of stage-door Johnny
An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
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