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actor-proof

ac·tor-proof
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ter proof]
    • /ˈæk tər pruf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ter proof]
    • /ˈæk tər pruf/

Definition of actor-proof word

  • adjective actor-proof (of a role or script) effective even if poorly acted. 1

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Origin of actor-proof

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95; actor + -proof

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Parts of speech for Actor-proof

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

actor-proof popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 70% 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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