Definition of curtain call noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

curtain call

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
Producing a play
 
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the time in the theatre when the actors come to the front of the stage at the end of a play to receive the applause of the audience The audience clapped so much that the stars had to take fifteen curtain calls. See related entries: Producing a play
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: curtain call