From King Dictionary of Contemporary English stage fright ˈstage fright noun [uncountable ] APT FRIGHTENED nervousness felt by someone who is going to perform in front of a lot of people Den suffered terribly from stage fright. an attack of stage fright Examples from the Corpus stage fright • Den suffered terribly from stage fright and had some real moments of crisis which of course never showed from the front. • But then, she recalled wryly, nor had stage fright. • In the nick of time, they discovered her in a state of hapless stage fright. • Q: Do you ever have stage fright? • So to overcome her fear, she spent two hours a day doing relaxation exercises to conquer her stage fright. • Early attacks of stage fright were cured by a thimbleful of Courvoisier. • Not a touch of stage fright. suffered ... from stage fright • Den suffered terribly from stage fright and had some real moments of crisis which of course never showed from the front.