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Definition of "playgoer" [play•go•er]

  • One who attends the theater. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "playgoer" in a sentence
  • "To the playgoer, though, it was his Shakespeare which won him most respect, notably with the Old Vic 1959-61, including a tour of the Soviet Union."
  • "Part of what makes them so interesting is Mr. Gibbs's point of view, which was that of an unintellectual but highly intelligent playgoer who knew what he liked and was amply endowed with horse sense."
  • "The staging is complex and its intricacy continuously forces the audience to stay out of any sort of usual playgoer comfort zone."