Definition of actorish in English:



  • See actor

    • ‘The irony is that, with his frightfully pukka delivery and actorish manner, Stephens's hero seems to be of an older stylistic vintage than anyone else on stage.’
    • ‘Ask a few actorish questions about creativity and motivation and he bats them back with a quip about needing the money.’
    • ‘His performance is brilliant, no question - but actorish, affected, studied.’
    • ‘He gives a remarkable performance, which has been criticised for being too actorish, and yet manages to make a dull man interesting, without falling back on self pity.’
    • ‘The abbot, Dom Christopher, combines an actorish voice and looks with a kind of brain that has recently been more or less banned from television.’