from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An entertainment, such as a dramatic performance or movie, presented in the daytime, usually in the afternoon.
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- noun A showing of a
movieor theatrical performancein the afternoon.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
So, if the $5 matinee is available, I will see it.
Why, the Odion's ad cards say next Saturday's matinee is in VistaVision!
Dubbed a matinee idol, he was once thought the equal of Ivor Novello in charm and good looks, and had his own fan club.
Another attraction of the matinee was the singing of Madame Viardot-Garcia,
It IS worth seeing in the theater, even if, as I say, a matinee is the best level of payment for it rather than full admission.
You have to flip between the Gator and Capitol One Bowls in the early afternoon, the matinee is the Rose Bowl, and you follow that up with the primetime special - the Sugar Bowl.
If sunlight is the best disinfectant, playing a matinee might be the best chance the Detroit Tigers have to burn away the stink they've been giving off for the past four weeks.
At Landmark Theatres in Seattle only the first show of the day is the "matinee" price, the rest are the higher "evening" price.
He has a voice reminiscent of the young Jon Vickers, but with more warmth and Mediterranean luster, and the kind of matinee-idol looks and committed acting that make him a compelling presence onstage.
With a voice reminiscent of the young Jon Vickers, but with more warmth and Mediterranean luster, and with the kind of matinee-idol looks and committed acting that make him a compelling presence onstage, Kaufmann outclasses all of his current competitors in the heldentenor stakes.