curtain

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1 curtain /ˈkɚtn̩/ noun
plural curtains
1 curtain
/ˈkɚtn̩/
noun
plural curtains
Learner's definition of CURTAIN
[count] : a piece of cloth that hangs down from above a window and can be used to cover the window
see picture at window
[count] : a piece of cloth or other material that is hung to protect or hide something
see also iron curtain
[count] : a very large piece of cloth that hangs at the front of a stage and that is raised when a performance begins and lowered when a performance ends
often used figuratively
see picture at theater
[singular] : the time when a curtain is raised or lowered at the beginning or end of a performance
[count] : something that covers or hides something else usually + of

be curtains for

informal
: to be the end, failure, or death of (someone or something)
2 curtain /ˈkɚtn̩d/ verb
curtains; curtained; curtaining
2 curtain
/ˈkɚtn̩d/
verb
curtains; curtained; curtaining
Learner's definition of CURTAIN

curtain off

[phrasal verb]
curtain (something) off or curtain off (something)
: to separate or cover (something) by using a curtain
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