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 Dictionary entry overview: What does roleplay mean? 

  The verb ROLEPLAY has 1 sense:

1. perform on a stage or theater

  Familiarity information: ROLEPLAY used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1roleplay [BACK TO TOP]


Perform on a stage or theater

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing


playact; roleplay; act; play

Context examples:

She acts in this play / He acted in 'Julius Caesar' / I played in 'A Christmas Carol'

Hypernyms (to "roleplay" is one way to...):

perform (give a performance (of something))

Domain category:

dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater; theatre (the art of writing and producing plays)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "roleplay"):

stooge (act as the stooge)

mime; pantomime (act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only)

ham; ham it up; overact; overplay (exaggerate one's acting)

underact; underplay (act (a role) with great restraint)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

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