Synonyms of upstage


1. upstage, part, portion

usage: the rear part of the stage


1. upstage, treat, handle, do by

usage: treat snobbishly, put in one's place

2. upstage, move, displace

usage: move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience

3. upstage, outshine

usage: steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress"


1. upstage (vs. downstage)

usage: of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience"

2. aloof, distant, upstage, reserved (vs. unreserved)

usage: remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"


1. upstage

usage: at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage"

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Definition and meaning of upstage (Dictionary)