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shadow play


Definitions from WordNet

Noun shadow play has 1 sense
  1. galanty show, shadow show, shadow play - a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall
    --1 is a kind of show

Definitions from the Web

Term: Shadow Play


A form of theatrical performance in which hand puppets cast shadows on a translucent screen.

Example Sentence:

The mesmerizing shadow play captivated the audience with its intricate puppets and enchanting stories.


A play of light and dark created by the blocking of sunlight, often cast by objects or figures.

Example Sentence:

The branches of the trees swayed, casting eerie shadow plays on the ground.

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