Thesaurus > Related Words: upstage

  Words related to upstage

Related / Similar Words: aloof, distant

 

Definition:
  • steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress";
  • move (another actor) upstage, forcing him to turn away from the audience;
  • treat snobbishly, put in one''s place;
  • remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers";
  • of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience";
  • at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage";

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    Derivational Morphology: upstager

     

     
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