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Meaning of "curtain speech" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CURTAIN SPEECH

curtain speech play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CURTAIN SPEECH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Curtain speech is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CURTAIN SPEECH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of curtain speech in the English dictionary

The definition of curtain speech in the dictionary is a talk given in front of the curtain after a stage performance, often by the author or an actor. Other definition of curtain speech is the final speech of an act or a play.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CURTAIN SPEECH

curtail
curtail step
curtailer
curtailment
curtain
curtain call
curtain hook
curtain lecture
curtain pole
curtain rail
curtain raiser
curtain ring
curtain rod
curtain wall
curtain-raiser
curtain-twitcher
curtain-up
curtained
curtainless
curtains

WORDS THAT END LIKE CURTAIN SPEECH

acceptance speech
beech
budget speech
deaf without speech
direct speech
figure of speech
free speech
hate speech
indirect speech
keynote speech
King´s speech
leech
maiden speech
nonspeech
part of speech
Queen´s speech
reported speech
speech
stump speech
visible speech

Synonyms and antonyms of curtain speech in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «curtain speech» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CURTAIN SPEECH

Find out the translation of curtain speech to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of curtain speech from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «curtain speech» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

窗帘的讲话
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

discurso cortina
570 millions of speakers

English

curtain speech
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर्दे के भाषण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خطاب الستار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

занавес речи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cortina discurso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পর্দা বক্তৃতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

discours de rideau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ucapan tirai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorhang Rede
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カーテン演説
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

커튼 연설
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wicara sinar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bài phát biểu của màn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திரை பேச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पडदा भाषण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Perde konuşması
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

discorso tenda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kurtyna mowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

завіса промови
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

discurs perdea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομιλία κουρτίνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gordyn toespraak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gardin tal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gardin tale
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of curtain speech

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CURTAIN SPEECH»

The term «curtain speech» is normally little used and occupies the 141.098 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CURTAIN SPEECH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about curtain speech

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CURTAIN SPEECH»

Discover the use of curtain speech in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to curtain speech and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech Fifty Years Later
These powerful essays offer a fresh appreciation of the speech's political, historical, diplomatic, and rhetorical significance."--Jacket.
James W. Muller, 1999
2
Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain ...
Provides the dramatic history of Winston Churchill's 1946 trip to Fulton, Missouri, where he delivered his Iron Curtain Speech--a speech which served to fundamentally define the dangers of Soviet totalitarian Communism.
Philip White, 2013
3
The Iron Curtain
Smith recalled, He expressed strong resentment over the Iron Curtain speech rrade at Fulton, Missouri, by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill. This speech , Stalin said, was an unfriendly act; it was an unwarranted attack upon the USSR.
Fraser J. Harbutt, 1988
4
Churchill's Cold War: How the Iron Curtain Speech Shaped the ...
1945 was a chaotic year, both for the world and for Winston Churchill.
Philip White, 2013
5
Winston S. Churchill, 1874-1965: A Comprehensive ...
Who? What? Why? 2. The "Iron Curtain" Speech If there was little agreement on most other issues related to the Cold War, there was general agreement that Churchill enunciated and articulated the situation with extraordinary prescience.
Eugene L. Rasor, 2000
6
Winston Churchill: Resolution, Defiance, Magnanimity, Good Will
The essays included in this volume constitute the first dozen Crosby Kemper lectures, most by individuals who were personally acquainted with Churchill and all by individuals who had studied his life and his work.
R. Crosby Kemper (III.), 1996
7
Iron Curtain: From Stage to Cold War
It was a shattering of the vicious circle into which we had driven ourselves.' Ghosts at the Table Revered as a founding charter in Fulton, Churchill's renamed Iron Curtain speech would be proclaimed as the start of things in the wider world too.
Patrick Wright, 2007
8
The Iron Curtain: The Cold War in Europe
Others prefer 1946, with Stalin's speech “declaring” cold war, Churchill's “Iron Curtain” speech answering the declaration, and George Kennan's “Long Telegram” explaining the West's adversary and suggesting ways of handling this adversary ...
Bruce L. Brager, 2004
9
A History Of Russia Volume 2: Since 1855
Although Kennan's telegram had an immediate impact on US. policymakers, it was Churchill's ”Iron Curtain” speech that alarmed Kremlin leaders. Although Churchill was no longer British prime minister, Truman's attendance at his speech ...
Walter G. Moss, 2004
10
Mark Twain Speaking
Curtain Speech October 12 Insurance Men's Dinner, Hartford. Dinner Speech December 15 Atlantic Dinner, Boston. Dinner Speech * Howells was toastmaster, and among those present were Ald- rich, Holmes, George Cary Eggleston, and ...
Paul Fatout, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CURTAIN SPEECH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term curtain speech is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Shows for Days review – an arch love letter to amateur dramatics
In a curtain speech, Irene exhorts her actors: “Open strong, close solid and they'll forgive you for everything in between! Sell it!” The tepid ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
2
Broadway Box Office: Kid Stuff Conquers As Family-Aimed Shows …
... I hope, from Tyne Daly's Best Curtain Speech Of the Century on the night of the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality (“Hate is strong, ... «Deadline, Jun 15»
3
Meme: Bristol Palin Planned Her Unwed Pregnancy, Darren Hayes …
Tyne says she hasn't made a curtain speech since they closed Gypsy, so you know it's a special occasion. But it turns out that June 26 is a ... «TheBacklot, Jun 15»
4
Tyne Daly Delivers Emotional IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Curtain
"Oh my God, I haven't made a curtain speech since Gypsy," said the Tony and Emmy winner. "Our director, David Hyde Pearce called me today ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
5
All In Productions adds grit to 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Even the unwelcome interruption provided by director Mara McGhee's tonally dissonant curtain speech can't entirely undo what's been created: ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jun 15»
6
Meeting Carter Martin — the new executive director of the Paradise …
Martin said he will mention this effort during his first curtain speech introducing the theater's production of "Amadeus." "We plateaued at around ... «Southernminn.com, Jun 15»
7
Mansfield Playhouse off to Never Land with 'Peter Pan Jr.'
... “Willy Wonka Jr.,” he made a deal with the cast that if the show sold out he would deliver his curtain speech dressed as an Oompa Looma. «Richland Source, Jun 15»
8
Carla Körbes Grandly Bows Out of Pacific Northwest Ballet
First, Peter Boal, the company's artistic director, described each dancer to the audience in a curtain speech. His tone was always affectionate ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
9
What's not to love in Mu's 'Twelfth Night'?
Mu has pared down Shakespeare's play to a zippy 99 minutes (or, as director Randy Reyes says in a pre-curtain speech, maybe 98, maybe ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jun 15»
10
Foreign film directors flock to Cuba as isolated island opens up to …
... much later, wrote his Iron Curtain speech on the island, “while running around in Havana smoking cigars”. Bosch describes the film as being ... «The Independent, May 15»

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