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or the·a·tre·go·er

[thee-uh-ter-goh-er, theeuh-]
  1. a person who goes to the theater, especially often or habitually.
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Origin of theatergoer

First recorded in 1870–75; theater + goer
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for theatre-goer

Historical Examples

  • Probably the average of the theatre-goer is under rather than over twenty-two.

    Mankind in the Making

    H. G. Wells

  • Mr. F. Worse and worse, my nephew and namesake a theatre-goer.

  • Not exactly a theatre-goer, uncle, though I confess I might be, were the performance always as excellent as last evening.

  • Dull, indeed, must the theatre-goer be if he leaves without having assimilated some valuable lesson.

    The Evolution of Fashion

    Florence Mary Gardiner

  • Every American theatre-goer has seen Sammie exaggerated on the music-hall stage.