American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A company or group, especially of touring actors, singers, or dancers. See Synonyms at band2.
- v. To tour with a theatrical company.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A troop; a company; particularly, a company of players, operatic performers, dancers, acrobats, etc.
- n. A company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
- n. Any group of people working together on a shared activity.
- v. intransitive To tour with a troupe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A company or troop, especially the company pf performers in a play or an opera.
- n. organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
- Attested 1825. Borrowing from French troupe. Ultimately from the same Germanic root as troop. (Wiktionary)
- French, troop; see troop. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“To get 2010 off to an epic start, the Los Angeles troupe is producing a Dr. Sketchy's Marathon that will run continuously for 26 hours beginning at 8: 00 PM on Saturday, January 2nd and ending at 10: 00 PM on Sunday, January 3rd.”
“Moving on to deeper issues, am I really the only one who cares that an all-male theater troupe is doing a stage version of Fruits Basket?”
“Suddenly his troupe is not only siding with the fool to protect their meal ticket but seemingly pleased by Rylance's crowd-pleasing nonsense more than Pierce's plays, which apparently are sinking into High Art tiresomeness.”
“The world-renowned acrobatic troupe is elated to have his dream finally come to fruitation.”
“When the professor hits Poland hoping to meet Col. “Concentration Camp” Erhardt (Charles Durning), he attempts to seduce Anna, but Andre has also returned to Poland to stop Siletski, and so the Bronski troupe is enlisted to fool the Nazis and keep the resistance a secret.”
“His work at the Theater at Boston Court is always worthwhile and the set designs and guidance he gives the Noise Within troupe is remarkable.”
“In the garden of the Chen Family Villa, amid the scent of ginger, green tea, and jasmine, a small theatrical troupe is performing scenes from this epic opera, a live spectacle few females have ever seen.”
“The troupe is again drawn with a broad firm touch.”
“The acting troupe is run by a vain old Kemalist mountebank named Sunay Zaim, who once fancied himself an Atatürk look-alike, and his equally decrepit and posturing lady friend.”
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