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theatrics

the·at·rics

theatrics

 
pronunciation:
thi ae trihks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: theatrics
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) the method and art of staging theatrical productions.
similar words:
drama
definition 2: (used with a pl. verb) theatrical words or actions, sometimes used in another context.
Word Parts
The word theatrics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology