Definition of achtung
1. acting [ n ] the performance of a part or role in a dramaUsed in print:
(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Thereafter the audience waxed applause happy , but discriminating operagoers reserved judgment as her singing showed signs of strain , her musicianship some questionable procedure and her acting uncomfortable stylization .
(The Providence Journal...)
Charlotte_Fairchild was excellent as the loyal Marie , who became the second Mrs._LaGuardia , singing and acting with remarkable conviction .
I must say , however , that I preferred the acting that had something of a biting edge to it .
(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
Acting soothed him .Synonyms acting playacting performing playing Related Terms activity performing_arts roleplaying business hamming mime portrayal heroics skit impersonation performance act act
2. acting [ a ] serving temporarily especially as a substitute
Examples: "the acting president"
The appointment of U_Thant of Burma as the U.N.'s Acting Secretary_General - at this writing , the choice appears to be certain - offers further proof that in politics it is more important to have no influential enemies than to have influential friends .Synonyms acting Related Terms impermanent
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