Meaning of upstage

Definition of upstage

(adj) of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience"
remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
(adv) at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage"
(noun) the rear part of the stage
(verb) treat snobbishly, put in one's place
move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience
steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress"

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