[ 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
Words nearby stagestruck
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Example sentences from the Web for stagestruck
The three were stagestruck from the time the curtain went up, and all of them forgot their lines.The Adventures of Buffalo Bill|Col. William F. Cody
It was equally true that he was not stagestruck—not, at any rate, in the usual acceptation of that expression.The Troll Garden and Selected Stories|Willa Cather
British Dictionary definitions for stagestruck
infatuated with the glamour of theatrical life, esp with the desire to act
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