Definition of Curtain call

1. Noun. An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience.

Exact synonyms: Bow
Generic synonyms: Thanks



Definition of Curtain call

1. Noun. The moment at the end of a performance when actors come back on the stage and thank the audience for applauding them for their performance. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curtain Call

cursus
curt
curtail
curtailed
curtailer
curtailers
curtailing
curtailment
curtailments
curtails
curtain
curtain-call
curtain-raise
curtain-twitcher
curtain-twitchers
curtain call (current term)
curtain calls
curtain coating
curtain lecture
curtain off
curtain raiser
curtain raising
curtain ring
curtain twitcher
curtain twitchers
curtained
curtaining
curtainless
curtainlike
curtains

Literary usage of Curtain call

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1. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1897)
"Mr. Stoddard's part in the exercises of the evening consisted in the reading of " A curtain call," written for the occasion, from which we make the ..."

2. Music (1899)
"... and when the curtain fell were hurried off to make ready for a curtain call for the singer. One novice, however, did not heed the.order, and was in the ..."

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