Portrayal



[pawr-trey-uh l, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ əl, poʊr-/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
a portrait.
n.

1834, from portray + -al (2). The idea formerly was expressed by portray (n.), 1610s.

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  • Portrayed

    [pawr-trey, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like. 2. to depict in words; describe graphically. 3. to represent dramatically, as on the stage: He portrayed Napoleon in the play. /pɔːˈtreɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, etc; make […]

  • Portrayer

    [pawr-trey, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like. 2. to depict in words; describe graphically. 3. to represent dramatically, as on the stage: He portrayed Napoleon in the play. /pɔːˈtreɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, etc; make […]



  • Portraying

    [pawr-trey, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like. 2. to depict in words; describe graphically. 3. to represent dramatically, as on the stage: He portrayed Napoleon in the play. /pɔːˈtreɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, etc; make […]

  • Portress

    [pawr-tris, pohr-] /ˈpɔr trɪs, ˈpoʊr-/ noun 1. a woman who has charge of a door or gate; a female doorkeeper. /ˈpɔːtrɪs/ noun 1. a female porter, esp a doorkeeper



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