actressy

actressy

[ak-truh-see]
adjective
self-consciously stagy in style or manner; exaggeratedly theatrical: an actressy reading that distorted the character of Ophelia.

Origin:
1895–1900; actress + -y1

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actressy (ˈæktrɪsɪ)
 
adj
exaggerated and affected in manner; theatrical

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