Often said to an actor before an audition by his/her mis-informed peers.
They belive that if he/she does break their leg they will be in a cast for weeks.
Idiots
1- Big audition today, wish me luck!
2- Break a leg
1- You're an ass
viết bởi Ashier 06 Tháng một, 2010
What you tell someone about to perform in a drama or musical performance to wish them well.
What you don't say is "good luck".
Hey, hope you break a leg tonight.
viết bởi Doctor Livingstone 19 Tháng năm, 2005
a well wishing phrase used in the theatre, and meant to be understood as "good luck." "good luck" is not used itself because it is believed to bring bad luck.

also, it can be a good luck gift given to an actor before a performance.
hey jim, break-a-leg tonite.

did you like the shirt i got you as a break-a-leg?
viết bởi t-t-t-taylaah 14 Tháng bảy, 2006
From the beginning a term used to wish people in Show-buisness good luck befor they entered the stage. Nowerdays a more spread term to wish anybody good luck.
I know you can do it! Break a leg
viết bởi Dreamfallvn 10 Tháng hai, 2012
Break a leg!: Good luck!
"I understand you have a job interview tomorrow, Reham. Break a leg!"
viết bởi Iyad Mahdood 25 Tháng một, 2013
a saying used in theater to imply "good luck" in a way that seems like they want you to be injured; usually jinxes the recipient to get injured during the preformance
I told him to break a leg at his preformance of Lysistrata. He didn't seem pleased.
viết bởi Atherius 09 Tháng mười một, 2013

Tin thường nhật

Vui lòng cho biết email của bạn để nhận Từ vựng của Urban mỗi sáng nhé!

Địa chỉ daily@urbandictionary.com sẽ gửi thư cho bạn. Chúng tôi cam kết sẽ không để xảy ra tình trạng gửi thư rác vào hộp mail của bạn.

×