Definition of 'matinee'
Example sentences containing 'matinee'
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Should it be long or short frocks for a matinee performance? The Sun (2010)They lunch, drive in the country and play truant at the afternoon matinee. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Arabian Adventure is middling matinee fare, but the flying carpet scenes are spectacular. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There was one matinée we played, Sel giving his all in a pink sequinned jacket. MR STARLIGHT (2004)Afterwards, we would cross Shaftesbury Avenue to the Curzon Soho for an art-house matinée that Anna had chosen. LOVE YOU MADLY (2004)And then he turned up, just before the matinée one Wednesday. MR STARLIGHT (2004)
Translations for 'matinee'
British English: matinee NOUN
A matinee is a performance of a play or a showing of a film which takes place in the afternoon.
Definition of matinee from the Collins English Dictionary
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