The judges have seemed serious about finding a legitimate hit act in the audition haystack.
For example: When I was told to dress like a “movie star” for an audition, it turned out the audition was for a grocery store.
Though Carroll has yet to land a gig on SNL, she keeps going back to audition every season.
I had moved to L.A. and gotten a little bit of traction there, and I think my manager parlayed that into an audition.
“I was a very young actress in London and I met him to audition for a role in Frenzy,” she recalls.
Inasmuch as this soon stops, the abnormality and incorrectness of their audition is hard to establish.
audition is cognition of principles, conversant about all articulate sounds.
Abraham talked on, rather for the pleasure of utterance than for audition, so that his sister's abstraction was of no account.
She was not a baby-farm after all, and the audition of these squalling nurslings vexed her.
I do not know whether he remembered our first interview and my "audition," but I who remembered it well only hope that he did not.
1590s, "power of hearing," from Middle French audicion "hearing (in a court of law)," from Latin auditionem (nominative auditio) "a hearing, listening to," noun of action from past participle stem of audire "hear" (see audience). Meaning "trial for a performer" first recorded 1881.
"to try out for a performance part," 1935, from audition (n.). Transitive sense by 1944. Related: Auditioned; auditioning.
audition au·di·tion (ô-dĭsh'ən)
The sense, ability, or power of hearing.