Definition of morality play noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

morality play

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Types of play
 
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a type of play that was popular in the 15th and 16th centuries and was intended to teach a moral lesson, using characters to represent good and bad qualities See related entries: Types of play
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: morality play