stage right

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stage + right

Noun[edit]

stage right (uncountable)

  1. The area to the right of the stage when looking towards the audience

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Adverb[edit]

stage right (comparative more stage right, superlative most stage right)

  1. Located at stage right.
  2. (idiomatic, usually with the verb exit or enter) Involving a change of whether one is involved in a situation.
    • 2017 August 20, “The Observer view on Donald Trump’s presidency”, in The Observer[1]:
      Whether Bannon was sacked, resigned or left by mutual agreement – as usual with the Trump administration there are contradictory accounts – is immaterial. His exit, stage right, follows that of a clutch of other senior White House aides and reinforces the impression that his presidency is unravelling chaotically only seven months after he entered the Oval Office.

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