roleplay

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From role (expected behavior) + play (perform, act)

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roleplay (third-person singular simple present roleplays, present participle roleplaying, simple past and past participle roleplayed)

  1. (intransitive) To act out a fantasy, especially with a group.
  2. (transitive) To act as (a character) as part of a fantasy, especially with a group.
    He likes to roleplay a vampire.

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roleplay (uncountable)

  1. The practice of roleplaying

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