upstager

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n upstager a selfish actor who upstages the other actors
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Usage

In literature:

Say, listen, why do you always upstage me?
"Merton of the Movies" by Harry Leon Wilson
One perceived, dimly, a high sombre draping, very far upstage.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
A similar door, opening into the bedroom of the shack, upstage right.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
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In news:

Jovovich, a former model, threatens to upstage the film's comely cast members at its premiere at Cannes.
This week, great characters pop off the wall at the Harrison Center, the audience upstages at Civic, and a fledgling company fumbles.
The Arab Spring Finds Itself Upstaged by a New Season.
Leave it to Philadelphia's own Jennifer Weiner to upstage Hillary Clinton.
Oklahoma bands migrate south to upstage our Red River Rivals and show off what we've got.
There was a such a huge buzz last week over the Time Magazine cover with the breast feeding photo, that Dennis and Judi sought long and hard to find a photo to upstage it.
Ava Sambora upstages mom Heather Locklear on red carpet.
Alex Rodriguez's decision to opt out of his contract partly upstaged the final game of the World Series.
President upstages GOP rivals with afternoon press conference.
Ava Sambora upstages mom Heather Locklear on red carpet .
Obama campaign can use help, but fears being upstaged.
Mel Gibson gets upstaged by a puppet in The Beaver.
Chicago's Millennium Park Gets Upstaging.
As Mitt Romney shows moderation , care is taken to ensure he isn't upstaged by conservative running mate Paul Ryan.
The MLS All-Star Game is one of the league's glamour events, yet this year the showcase exhibition will be upstaged somewhat by that pesky competitive calendar.
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