Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a play produced by showing to the audience only the shadows of actors or puppets on a screen
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A play presented by casting shadows of puppets or actors on a screen. Also called shadowgraph, shadow show.