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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 The·at·ric·al a.  Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures. -- The*at*ri*cal*i*ty n. -- The*at*ric*al*ly adv.
    No meretricious aid whatever has been called in -- no trick, no illusion of the eye, nothing theatrical.   --R. Jefferies.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in a stagy and theatrical manner; "`I cannot show my face at
             her house,' he declared theatrically" [syn: stagily]
      2: in a theatrical manner; "theatrically dressed"