actor's line

Definitions of actor's line
  1. noun
    words making up the dialogue of a play
    synonyms: speech, words
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    aside
    a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
    cue
    an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
    monologue
    a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
    soliloquy
    a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
    throwaway
    words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
    prompt, prompting
    a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
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    line
    text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
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