- the interval between two acts of a play, opera, etc.; intermission
- a musical selection, dance, etc. performed during this interval
Origin of entr'acteFrench from entre-, between + acte, an act
- The interval between two acts of a theatrical performance.
- Another performance, as of music or dance, provided between two acts of a theatrical performance.
Origin of entr'acteFrench entre between ( from Latin inter ; see inter- . ) acte act ( from Old French; see act . )