Pronunciation: (dru-mat'iks), [key]
1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the art of producing or acting dramas.
2. (used with a pl. v.) dramatic productions, esp. by amateurs.
3. (used with a pl. v.) dramatic, overly emotional, or insincere behavior: His friends are tired of all his phony dramatics.
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