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actor-manager

ac·tor-man·ag·er
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-ter man-i-jer]
    • /ˈæk tər ˈmæn ɪ dʒər/
    • /ˈæktə(r) ˈmænɪdʒə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ter man-i-jer]
    • /ˈæk tər ˈmæn ɪ dʒər/

Definition of actor-manager word

  • noun actor-manager a leading actor who produces and usually stars in his or her own productions: Sir Henry Irving was one of the first actor-managers. 1

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Origin of actor-manager

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65

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Parts of speech for Actor-manager

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

actor-manager popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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