AskDefine | Define playlet

Dictionary Definition

playlet n : a short play

User Contributed Dictionary



play + -let


  1. A short play

Extensive Definition

Play may refer to:

In music

In other arts and entertainment

In sports

  • Play from scrimmage, an organized action as part of the game, in American and Canadian football
  • The Play, a controversial and historic last second kickoff return for a touchdown in the 1982 Cal–Stanford 'Big Game'

In other uses

  • Play (engineering), the amount of lost motion due to clearance or slackness between mating components when movement is reversed
  •, an online retail company
  • Play, a manufacture of juggling equipment in Italy
  • Petroleum play, the exploitation of oil reserves in a particular region, or the geological setting of those reserves
  • Word play, literary and narrative technique

See also

playlet in French: Play
playlet in Italian: Play
playlet in Dutch: Play
playlet in Polish: Play
playlet in Simple English: Play (disambiguation)
playlet in Thai: ละครเวที
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