noun, plural scen·er·ies.

  1. the general appearance of a place; the aggregate of features that give character to a landscape.
  2. hangings, draperies, structures, etc., used on a stage to represent a locale or furnish decorative background.


  1. chew the scenery, to act melodramatically; overact.

noun plural -eries

  1. the natural features of a landscape
  2. theatre the painted backcloths, stage structures, etc, used to represent a location in a theatre or studio

n.“decoration of a theater stage,” 1770, earlier scenary; see scene + -ery. Meaning “a landscape or view, a pictorial scene” is from 1777.

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