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  • noun Attributive form of curtain call

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Examples

  • Indeed, the effect is so good that the whole cast repeats it at the curtain-call.

    Singin' in the Rain – review

  • "A Fox on the Fairway" even borrows blatantly from the playwright's own manual, reusing a curtain-call reenactment gimmick from his "Lend Me a Tenor."

    Theater review: 'Fox on the Fairway' at Signature Theatre

  • Musicianship of this order is a huge inspiration to dancers, and the cheers that greeted Higgins's brief curtain-call were earned many times over.

    Birmingham Royal Ballet: Pointes of View

  • Rosalie received her curtain-call boos in an outfit by the Japanese designer, but his magic touch turned out to be untransferable.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Rosalie received her curtain-call boos in an outfit by the Japanese designer, but his magic touch turned out to be untransferable.

    Alfred Kirchner's Götterdämmerung

  • This represents the richly-deserved and gravely overdue final curtain-call for "The One-Third Lie": the much quoted - but UTTERLY FALSE proposition that: "one-third of all road accidents is caused by speed".

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • This represents the richly-deserved and gravely overdue final curtain-call for "The One-Third Lie": the much quoted - but UTTERLY FALSE proposition that: "one-third of all road accidents is caused by speed".

    Accident Causation Analysis means the end of the road

  • Instead of the clapping of many hands and a curtain-call, which had pleased me very much last winter, my applause today came in a less noisy way, but was quite as satisfying.

    The Fifth Wheel A Novel

  • The flowers that she carried when she answered the final curtain-call, curiously enough, were damask roses and mignonette.

    Days Off And Other Digressions

  • But there will be no end-of-career lucrative curtain-call for Ronaldo, who exits the stage having entertained football fans around the world for over 15 years with some breathtaking performances, only one of which involved a trio of transvestites he ended up with by mistake.

    The Guardian World News

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