adjective Also the·at·ric.
- dramatic performances, now especially as given by amateurs.
- artificial or histrionic actions.
Words nearby theatrical
Origin of theatrical
OTHER WORDS FROM theatrical
Examples from the Web for theatric
A strange falsity, a theatric insincerity, lay beneath all the Napoleonic sentiments and ideals.The Ifs of History|Joseph Edgar Chamberlin
In the villages rude stage and scenery sufficed; in the cities all the resources of theatric art were employed.Some Forerunners of Italian Opera|William James Henderson
Its dreary monotony was broken by occasional fêtes, balls, and theatric shows.Louis XIV., Makers of History Series|John S. C. Abbott
Jim Cargan had not risen from the slums to be master of his town without a keen sense of the theatric.Seven Keys to Baldpate|Earl Derr Biggers
Fortunately the danger of a too theatric success was averted by an immediate conflict among the super-critics.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson