- a loud whisper by an actor on the stage, heard by the audience but supposed not to be heard by other actors on stage
- any similar loud whisper meant to be overheard
- The conventional whisper of an actor, intended to be heard by the audience but supposedly inaudible to others on stage.
- A whisper that can be or is intended to be overheard.
(plural stage whispers)
(third-person singular simple present stage whispers, present participle stage whispering, simple past and past participle stage whispered)
- Alternative spelling of stage-whisper.
- There is some evidence to suggest that in whispered speech, particularly stage whispered speech, the larynx is raised appreciably.
(third-person singular simple present stage-whispers, present participle stage-whispering, simple past and past participle stage-whispered)
- (theater) To perform a stage whisper.