Definition of drama:
- A composition, in prose or poetry, accommodated to action, and intended to exhibit a picture of human life, or to depict a series of grave or humorous actions of more than ordinary interest, tending toward some striking result. It is commonly designed to be spoken and represented by actors on the stage.
- A series of real events invested with a dramatic unity and interest.
- Dramatic composition and the literature pertaining to or illustrating it; dramatic literature.
dramatic event, piece, bid, sketch, swordplay, intensity, manoeuvre, looseness, dramatic play, playing period, play, period of play, shimmer, sport, farce, dramatics, romp, gambling, theatrics, tension, maneuver, caper, histrionics, child's play, frolic, free rein, emotion, turn, climax, gaming, gambol, acting, fun, vehicle.
drama (part of speech: noun)
- improvisational drama,
- "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- "The Green Carnation", Robert Smythe Hichens.
- "Methods of Authors", Hugo Erichsen.