[ steyj-struhk ]
/ ˈsteɪdʒˌstrʌk /
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obsessed with the desire to become an actor or actress.
enthralled by the theater and the people, customs, traditions, etc., associated with it.
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Origin of stagestruck
First recorded in 1805–15
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How to use stagestruck in a sentence
"Lots of girls are stage-struck," he said presently, breaking in on Mr. Martel's rhapsody.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
To reach it one needs but consider the type of young man who normally gets stage-struck.Damn!|Henry Louis Mencken
A number of still unanswered letters are lying about—some of them delightfully humorous missives from "stage-struck" young people.
Quite stage-struck, and imagined myself in her place, with white robes and oak-leaf crown.Louisa May Alcott|Louisa May Alcott
Father, you still think I'm only a foolish, stage-struck girl, and want flowers and men and my name in big letters.Contemporary One-Act Plays|Sir James M. Barrie
British Dictionary definitions for stagestruck
infatuated with the glamour of theatrical life, esp with the desire to act
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