Definition of Playgoer

1. Noun. Someone who attends the theater.

Exact synonyms: Theatergoer, Theatregoer
Group relationships: Audience
Specialized synonyms: First-nighter, Groundling
Generic synonyms: Looker, Spectator, Viewer, Watcher, Witness



Definition of Playgoer

1. n. One who frequents playhouses, or attends dramatic performances.

Definition of Playgoer

1. Noun. One who goes to plays; someone known to be a member of the audience at theatric productions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Playgoer

1. one who attends the theater [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playgoer

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Literary usage of Playgoer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"... Spring of 1792 and Alice W The East India House—" Mr. Guy "—Lamb as a playgoer. LAMB left Christ's Hospital on November 23rd, 1789, aged nearly fifteen. ..."

2. Imaginary Obligations by Frank Moore Colby (1908)
"PART IV ADVENTURES OF A playgoer ON SEEING TEN BAD PLAYS HAD I an artist's soul I should be somewhat soured by what I have gone through. ..."

3. Reminiscences of J. L. Toole by John Lawrence Toole, Joseph Hatton (1889)
"A little London boy in the country—Truant and playgoer in the city—East-end and city ... playgoer ..."

4. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"John Philip Kemble—how gloriously that name rings in an old playgoer's ear!—no need to write half a dozen lines here of him. He was long upon the old York ..."

5. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"... Spring of 1792 and Alice W The East India House—" Mr. Guy "—Lamb as a playgoer. LAMB left Christ's Hospital on November 23rd, 1789, aged nearly fifteen. ..."

6. Imaginary Obligations by Frank Moore Colby (1908)
"PART IV ADVENTURES OF A playgoer ON SEEING TEN BAD PLAYS HAD I an artist's soul I should be somewhat soured by what I have gone through. ..."

7. Reminiscences of J. L. Toole by John Lawrence Toole, Joseph Hatton (1889)
"A little London boy in the country—Truant and playgoer in the city—East-end and city ... playgoer ..."

8. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"John Philip Kemble—how gloriously that name rings in an old playgoer's ear!—no need to write half a dozen lines here of him. He was long upon the old York ..."

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