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upstager Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a selfish actor who upstages the other actors
  2. adjective of the back half of a stage
    upstage.
    • she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience
  3. adjective satellite remote in manner
    aloof; upstage; distant.
    • stood apart with aloof dignity
    • a distant smile
    • he was upstage with strangers
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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