in character

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

in character

  1. (idiomatic, drama, roleplaying games) Acting as the character, not as oneself.
    Antonym: out of character
    It was difficult to stay in character, because I kept wanting to laugh.

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in character (comparative more in character, superlative most in character)

  1. (idiomatic) Consistent with one's personality, or the typical behavior one is known for.
    That kind of shouting wasn't very in character for her.