Definition of "upstaged" []

  • On, at, or to the rear of the stage (adverb)
  • Of or relating to the back half of the stage (adjective)
  • Haughty; supercilious; aloof (adjective)
  • To move upstage of (another actor), thus forcing him or her to turn away from the audience (verb)
  • To draw attention to oneself from (someone else); steal the show from (someone) (verb)
  • To treat haughtily (verb)
  • The back half of the stage (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of upstage. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "upstaged" in a sentence
  • "If it is closed, you have once again upstaged Bubba who is never going to challenge you again."
  • "Matthews hates being upstaged, which is easy to do."
  • "I cannot speak for her, I would be very surprised to learn from Anna that she felt she was somehow being silenced or "upstaged" by"