Definition of histrionic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

histrionic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌhɪstriˈɑnɪk//
 
[usually before noun](formal)(disapproving)
 
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histrionic behavior is very emotional and is intended to attract attention in a way that does not seem sincere histrionic gestures
histrionically
 
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NAmE//ˌhɪstriˈɑnɪkli//
 
adverb
histrionics
 
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noun [plural] She was used to her mother's histrionics.
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